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Table 1 Baseline demographic variables of the 43 eligible patients of this study

From: Looking for predictive factors of clinical response to adsorptive granulocyte and monocyte apheresis in patients with ulcerative colitis: markers of response to GMA

Gender (Female/Male) 28/15
Age (year) 41.5 ± 14.9
Duration of UC (year) 7.2 ± 7.0
CAI at 1st GMA (mean ± SD) 9.1 ± 2.2
WBC at 1st GMA (mean ± SD) 8900.8 ± 2436.7
CRP at 1st GMA (mean ± SD) 0.7 ± 0.9
Concomitant medications  
PSL 4
AZA 1
5ASA 8
PSL + AZA 0
PSL + 5ASA 21
AZA + 5ASA 3
PSL + AZA + 5ASA 6
Extent of colitis  
Total 20
Left-sided 23
  1. PSL, prednisolone; UC, ulcerative colitis; CAI, clinical activity index; GMA, granulocyte and monocte apheresis; SD, standard deviation; 5ASA, 5-aminosalicylic acid; AZA, azathioprine.