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Table 1 Demographic and clinical features of patients

From: Sensitivity and specificity of plasma disappearance rate of indocyanine green as a prognostic indicator in acute liver failure

Variables All (n = 25) Spontanous recovery (n = 18) No spontanous recovery (n = 7) P*
Mean age ± SD 42.1 ± 19.0 38.3 ± 19.4 51.7 ± 15.2 0.090
Sex (% male) 24.0 22.2 28.6 0.744
Mean bilirubin [mg/dL ± SD] 10.2 ± 10.7 6.6 ± 6.5 19.2 ± 14.3 0.079
Mean creatinine [mg/dL ± SD] 1.3 ± 2.2 0.7 ± 0.3 2.7 ± 3.9 0.061
Mean INR ± SD 2.4 ± 1.3 1.9 ± 0.4 3.9 ± 1.6 < 0.001
Mean AST [U/L ± SD] 3244.7 ± 3600.9 2903.0 ± 3625.9 4123.4 ± 3655.9 0.333
Mean ALT [U/L ± SD] 2893.9 ± 2282.9 2772.8 ± 2449.6 3205.3 ± 1920.4 0.397
MELD score ± SD 22.9 ± 8.1 18.8 ± 4.8 33.4 ± 3.7 < 0.001
KCH criteria (% fulfilled) 36.0 16.7 85.7 < 0.001
APACHE II 9.1 ± 6.3 7.0 ± 3.9 14.4 ± 8.3 0.042
  1. *Statistical significance of differences between ALF patients with and without spontanous recovery.
  2. Abbreviations: INR, international normalized ratio; MELD, model for end-stage liver disease; KCH, King's College Hospital; and SD, standard deviation.