Table 2

Association of IMAT with SBP, and clinical laboratory measurements in patients with SLE

RhoP value
Office SBP, mm Hg0.490.02
24-hour SBP0.560.03
Sleep SBP0.690.005
Wake SBP0.540.03
SLEDAI, score−0.130.57
SLICC, score0.150.52
eGFR−0.670.001
HOMA-IR, units−0.290.19
  • Twenty-four-hour SBP, sleep SBP and wake SBP included 15 patients with SLE. The remaining measures include 23 patients with SLE.

  • eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; HOMA-IR, homeostatic model assessment for insulin resistance; IMAT, intermuscular adipose tissue; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SLEDAI, SLE Disease Activity Index; SLICC, Systemic Lupus Collaborating Clinics/American College of Rheumatology Damage Index.