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Table 5 Oxidative stress and antioxidative capacity measurements from synovial fluid

From: Effect of vitamin E on oxidative stress level in blood, synovial fluid, and synovial tissue in severe knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled study

  Group A (placebo) Group B (vitamin E) P value
Oxidative agents and products
- Nitrite (μM)
- Malondialdehyde (μM)
5.94 ± 1.09
1.42 ± 0.12
5.24 ± 0.91
1.06 ± 1.08
0.63
0.01a
Antioxidative agents
- Alpha-tocopherol (μg/ml)
- FRAP (mM)
- TEAC (mM)
4.51 ± 0.31
999.10 ± 39.51
1.89 ± 0.06
7.03 ± 0.86
1103 ± 44.77
2.19 ± 0.1
<0.01a
0.09
0.01a
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. P value represent the test between groups
  3. FRAP ferric reducing antioxidant power, TEAC Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity
  4. aStatistically significant