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Table 1 Comparison of laboratory parameters of deceased and survived patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis during the one-year follow-up period (Column A) and between months 1 and 12 (Column B)

From: Human serum fetuin A/α2HS-glycoprotein level is associated with long-term survival in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis, comparison with the Child-Pugh and MELD scores

  (A) 1-year follow-up period (B) Follow-up between months 1–12
Parameter Deceased patients mean ± SD n = 37 Survived patients mean ± SD n = 52 p Deceased patients mean ± SD n = 23 Survived patients mean ± SD n = 52 p
Age, years 57 ± 14 52 ± 12 0.056 58 ± 15 52 ± 12 0.056
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, mm/h 57 ± 32 40 ± 30 0.019 59 ± 34 40 ± 30 0.030
Hematocrit, l/l 0.32 ± 0.1 0.37 ± 0.1 0.004 0.33 ± 0.1 0.36 ± 0.1 0.029
Hemoglobin, g/l 112 ± 18 121 ± 24 0.053 113 ± 18 121 ± 24 0.137
White blood cell count, μl-1 9582 ± 5076 7706 ± 4640 0.016 8960 ± 5102 7706 ± 4639 0.082
Granulocyte count, μl-1 6308 ± 4080 4788 ± 3241 0.080 5409 ± 3253 4787 ± 3240 0.311
Platelet count, μl-1 16061 ± 117289 177370 ± 91742 0.228 153480 ± 114813 177370 ± 91742 0.185
Serum creatinine, mg/dl 1.31 ± 0.65 0.96 ± 0.29 0.002 1.32 ± 0.62 0.97 ± 0.28 0.001
Serum bilirubin, mg/dl 10.7 ± 1.0 6.90 ± 10.1 0.008 7.8 ± 1.3 7.13 ± 171 0.041
Serum aspartate aminotransferase, U/l 113 ± 80 122 ± 171 0.201 107 ± 81 122 ± 10 0.485
Serum alanine aminotransferase, U/l 79 ± 137 143 ± 351 0.852 97 ± 173 142 ± 350 0.763
Alkaline phosphatase, U/l 425 ± 422 371 ± 284 0.987 404 ± 479 371 ± 283 0.571
INR 1.73 ± 0.7 1.25 ± 0.4 < 0.001 1.64 ± 0.7 1.26 ± 0.4 < 0.001
Total protein, g/l 63 ± 7 68 ± 10 0.453 68 ± 7 68 ± 9 0.815
Albumin, g/l 31 ± 7 37 ± 6 0.001 31 ± 7 36 ± 7 0.008
CRP, mg/l 62 ± 78 42 ± 78 0.061 65 ± 103 43 ± 79 0.505
α2-macroglobulin, mg/dl 315 ± 87 339 ± 123 0.588 335 ± 97 340 ± 123 0.851
Haptoglobin, mg/dl 186 ± 260 201 ± 150 0.035 203 ± 280 200 ± 151 0.108
Transferrin, mg/dl 148 ± 52 216 ± 86 < 0.001 148 ± 60 217 ± 87 0.003
α1-acid glycoprotein, mg/dl 94 ± 51 112 ± 53 0.049 93 ± 54 112 ± 54 0.076
CP score 11 ± 2 7 ± 2 < 0.001 11 ± 2 8 ± 2 < 0.001
MELD score 20 ± 9 13 ± 5 < 0.001 20 ± 8 13 ± 6 < 0.001
AHSG, μg/ml 293 ± 77 490 ± 106 < 0.001 303 ± 91 490 ± 91 < 0.001
  1. p: significance calculated by the Mann-Whitney test