Table 1

Patient's characteristics

Characteristics

Patients (n = 74)


Sex:

31 male/43 female patients

Age:

mean±SD: 50 ± 13 years, median 50 years, range: 18-77 years

BMI:

mean±SD: 25 ± 5 kg/m2, median: 25 kg/m2, range 17-36 kg/m2

AST:

mean±SD: 42 ± 32 IU/L, median 31 IU/L, range: 21 - 207 IU/L

ALT:

mean±SD: 56 ± 67 IU/L, median: 35.5 IU/L, range: 7 - 460 IU/L

GGT:

mean±SD: 66 ± 79 IU/L, median: 39.5 IU/L, range 8 - 459 IU/L

Total bilirubin:

mean±SD: 0.71 ± 0.42 mg/dL, median: 0.6 mg/dL, range: 0.2 - 2.4 mg/dL

Platelet count:

mean±SD: 214 ± 75 × 103/mm3, median 226 × 103/mm3, range: 22-351 × 103/mm3

Histological Fibrosis stage

F0

4 patients

F1

21 patients

F2

18 patients

F3

20 patients

F4

11 patients


SD = standard deviation, pat. = patients; ULN = upper limit of normal. BMI = body mass index. AST = aspartate aminotransaminase. ALT = alanine aminotransaminase. GGT = gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase. Normal value ALT and AST: female <35 U/l, male: <50 U/l; GGT female: <39 U/l, male: <66 U/l

Friedrich-Rust et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2010 10:103   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-10-103

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