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Table 4 Abnormal findings at basal videocapillaroscopy

From: Precocious markers of cardiovascular risk and vascular damage in apparently healthy women with previous gestational diabetes

Abnormality Previous GDM (Group 1) (%) Controls (Group 2) (%) HR (IC 95%) p
Granular flow 50 62, 5 0.60 (0.16-2.16) 0,52
Disordered distribution of loops 12, 5 0 8.44 (0.37- 188.63) 0,15
Loops with aberrant form 32 20, 9 1.72 (0.40- 7.32) 0,48
Short loops 25 4, 2 7.66 (0.76-76.49) 0,13
Tortuous transverse segment 31, 2 16, 6 2.27 (0.50- 10.25) 0,44
Enlarged transverse segment 50 29, 1 2.42 (0.65- 9.06) 0,20
Microectasy 37, 5 12, 5 4.20 (0.86- 20.34) 0,11
Papillae rectification 68, 7 20, 8 8.36 (1.97- 35.47) 0,003
N 24 19   
  1. HR- Hazard ratio.