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Table 5 Associations between relative changes (%) in arterial stiffness and selected biomarkers

From: Panax ginseng and salvia miltiorrhiza supplementation abolishes eccentric exercise-induced vascular stiffening: a double-blind randomized control trial

  ΔcfPWV 24 h ΔcfPWV 48 h
ΔCK 0.05 0.08
CRP 0.17 0.21
ΔIL-6 0.11 0.46*
ΔTNF-α 0.60* 0.57*
ΔTBARs 0.09 0.36
  1. cfPWV carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity, CK creatine kinase, CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 interlukin-6, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor-α, TBARs thiobarbituric acid reactive substances
  2. *P<0.05