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Table 3 Comparison of laboratory parameters between acute (n = 17) and chronic (n = 43) Budd–Chiari syndrome (BCS)

From: A study of the different parameters in acute and chronic Budd–Chiari syndrome

Variables Acute BCS; N (%) Chronic BCS; N (%) P value Normal range
White blood cells; μl1 8386.47 ± 3412.33 8837.21 ± 5014.17 0.902 4000–10,000
Hemoglobin; g/dL2 11.51 ± 1.98 11.43 ± 2.31 0.901 12–16
Platelet; μl1 257,058.82 ± 228,189.47 155,441.86 ± 121,008.32 0.075 140,000–400,000
PTT; seconds1 37.34 ± 4.44 45.73 ± 17.63 0.016 25–35
INR*1 1.77 ± 0.71 3.04 ± 2.16 0.003 < 1.1
Aspartate transaminase; IU/L1 123.06 ± 152.68 140.09 ± 205.22 0.844 < 31
Alanine transaminase; IU/L1 189.82 ± 271.73 133.56 ± 207.81 0.634 < 31
Alkaline phosphatase; IU/L2 320.94 ± 191.68 307.65 ± 155.08 0.781 64–306
Serum albumin; g/dL2 3.48 ± 0.66 3.30 ± 0.68 0.356 3.5–5.4
Serum protein; g/dL2 6.26 ± 1.05 6.16 ± 1.64 0.811 6.0–8.3
Total bilirubin; mg/dL1 2.04 ± 2.55 4.20 ± 3.59 0.020 0.1–1.2
Direct bilirubin; mg/dL1 0.81 ± 1.13 1.94 ± 1.69 0.023 < 0.2
Blood urea nitrogen; mg/dL1 18.77 ± 21.68 28.44 ± 26.51 0.071 7–20
Creatinine; mg/dL1 0.99 ± 0.37 1.49 ± 1.70 0.645 0.8–1.2
Blood sugar; mg/dL1 98.77 ± 50.55 104.30 ± 49.95 0.475 70–99
Ascitic fluid cell counts; μL1 587.24 ± 933.40 2527.72 ± 7496.39 0.123 -
Ascitic fluid albumin; g/dL1 1.45 ± 0.50 1.26 ± 0.75 0.230 -
Ascitic fluid protein; g/dL1 2.02 ± 0.69 2.00 ± 1.22 0.480 -
SAAG2 2.03 ± 0.50 2.04 ± 0.71 0.754 -
SAAG3
Low
High
0 (0.0%)
17 (100.0%)
3 (7.0%)
40 (93.0%)
0.551 -
MELD score1 14.65 ± 7.42 24.00 ± 10.17 < 0.001 -
  1. PTT partial thromboplastin time, INR international normalized ratio, SAAG serum-ascites albumin gradient, MELD model for end-stage liver disease
  2. 1Mann–Whitney test
  3. 2T test
  4. 3Chi-square test