Table 1

‚ÄÉMean vessel, growth factor and receptor staining levels per mm2 at baseline

PlaceboICSSignificance
ICS, inhaled corticosteroid; VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor; VEGFR1, VEGFR2, vascular endothelial growth factor receptors 1 and 2; An1, angiopoietin-1.
There were no significant differences between the two groups.
Vessels374 (29)466 (37)NS
VEGF565 (76)564 (81)NS
VEGFR1361 (29)324 (19)NS
VEGFR2514 (114)443 (44)NS
Ang1471(49)532(42)NS