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Table 1 Summary of the pre- and postoperative laboratory investigations

From: Choledochal cyst type I with dilated intrahepatic biliary radicles: a type IVA mimic

Laboratory tests and parameters
(SI and CU)
Preoperative values Day 7
Postoperative values
6 months
Postoperative values
Reference ranges
Full blood count
 White blood cell count (cells 10˄9/L) 16.0 9.8 5.5 5.0–15.5
 Hemoglobin (gm/dL) 10.7 11.5 11.3 10.4–13.6
Liver function test
 Total bilirubin (μmol/L) 60.5 21.4 6.1 3.4–20.5
 Direct bilirubun (μmol/L) 44.6 13.5 3.1 0.0–8.6
 Alkaline phosphatase (U/L) 1000.0 512.0 242.0 0.0–500.0
 Gamma-glutamyl transferase (U/L) 866.0 219.3 33.2 9.0–36.0
 Aspartate transaminase (U/L) 228.0 68.0 52.3 5.0–34.0
 Alanine transaminase (U/L) 127.0 35.0 71.9 0.0–55.0
 Serum albumin (gm/L) 30.4 33.0 37.0 35.0–55.0
 Prothrombin time (s) 10.6 10.9 11.3 9.4–12.5
 International normalized ratio 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.8–1.2
 Partial thromboplastin time (s) 40.2 25.3 33.1 25.4–36.9
Markers of acute pancreatitisa
 Serum lipase (U/L) 229.0 38.0 37.1 13.0–60.0
 Serum amylase (U/L) 236.0 90.0 89.0 25.0–125.0
Renal function test
 Blood urea nitrogen (mmol/L) 1.8 1.7 2.2 2.5–6.7
 Serum creatinine (μmol/L) 38.3 39.2 39.4 27.0–88.0
  1. μmol/L, micromole/liter; CU, conventional units; gm/dL, gram/deciliter; gm/L, gram/liter; L, liter; mmol/L, millimoles/liter; s, seconds; SI, International System of Units; U/L, units/liter. aNonspecific