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Table 4 Main outcome measures tabulated on liver cirrhosis severity.

From: Blood ammonia levels in liver cirrhosis: a clue for the presence of portosystemic collateral veins

  Child-Pugh Class
  A B C
  N Median Minimum Maximum N Median Minimum Maximum N Median Minimum Maximum
NH4
mcM/L
64 45 19 183 66 66 31 221 23 108 28 258
PLTs
mmc/mL
64 115,000 42,000 293,000 66 86,400 30,000 312,000 23 62,250 27,600 137,000
SLD
mm
64 133 103 205 66 146 110 212 23 159 100 210
  1. NH4 Ammonia; PLTs, Platelets count; SLD, Spleen Longitudinal Diameter. NH4 best differentiated groups, see Figure 1; PLTS differentiated only group A from B, p = 0.013; SLD differentiated only Group A from B, p = 0.24