Table 1

A comparison of coagulation parameters between 23 patients with bleeding from angioectasias and 24 controls.

Parameter

Study group, mean (min-max)

Control group, mean (min-max)

Significance, P-value < 0,05


Hemoglobin level, g/L

128 (97-151)

141 (113-169)

0,0294


Platelet count, 109/L

262 (140-457)

265 (176-562)

NS


Creatinin, mmol/L

75 (56-136)

76 (62-112)

NS


C-reactive protein, mmol/L

<10 (<10-25)

<10 (<10-20)

NS


PT-INR

1,0 (0,9-1,2)

1,1 (0,9-1,2)

NS


APT-time, sec

35 (28-47)

34 (27-41)

NS


VW-antigen, kIU/L

1,47 (0,68-3,63)

1,50 (0,68-2,48)

NS


VW-activity, kIU/L

1,20 (0,70-3,39)

1,20 (0,69-2,23)

NS


Factor VIII, kIU/L

2,00 (1,01-3,84)

2,0 (0,99-2,52)

NS


Fibrinogen, g/L

3,9 (2,8-5,5)

3,9 (2,9-4,7)

NS


Large VW-multimer, %

28,4 (20,4-32,4)

29,9 (24,1-37,5)

NS


Bleeding time (Ivy), sec

Median* = 270 (130->900)

Median* = 250 (149-570)

NS


* = Median was used instead of mean because the value could not be measured above a certain level

Höög et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2010 10:113   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-10-113

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