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Table 2 Factors of immediate response to CsA or immediate failure*

From: Colectomy rate in steroid-refractory colitis initially responsive to cyclosporin: a long-term retrospective cohort study

  Immediate failure Immediate Response
Patients' age at onset (yrs) 31 ± 9 28 ± 11
Age at inclusion (yrs) 36 ± 10 34 ± 12
Disease Duration (months) 57.9 ± 13 51 ± 6
% universal disease 36 28
% transfusion dependent 36 36
% TPN dependent 52 33
White Blood Count (per μλ) 13.9 ± 7.9 × 103 13.0 ± 4.8 × 103
CsA levels (ng/ml whole blood) 251 ± 94 210 ± 37
  1. * None of the differences was statistically significant