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Table 1 Table 1

From: Aortic pulse wave velocity in obesity as assessed by magnetic resonance imaging

  Control (n = 18) Obese (n = 50) p value
PWV: Aortic Arch (m/s) 9.80 ± 8.26 9.86 ± 6.26 0.34
PWV: Descending Aorta (m/s) 4.34 ± 0.82 5.52 ± 6.12 0.25
PWV: Ascending Aorta to Abdominal Aorta (m/s) 5.0 ± 0.6 5.7 ± 1.5 0.02
  Obese Pre Weight Loss
(N = 28)
Obese Post Weight Loss (N = 28) p value
PWV: Aortic Arch (m/s) 10.3 ± 7.2 10.1 ± 7.7 0.92
PWV: Descending Aorta (m/s) 6.2 ± 8.3 4.3 ± 1.4 0.25
PWV: Ascending Aorta to Abdominal Aorta (m/s) 5.8 ± 2.0 5.0 ± 1.0 0.03