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Table 1 Comparison of patient characteristics between the fibrosis groups

From: Characteristics of SOX9-positive progenitor-like cells during cholestatic liver regeneration in biliary atresia

Variables CCC
Fibrosis stage 0
n = 4
BA
Fibrosis stage 1
n = 6
BA
Fibrosis stage 2 + 3
n = 12
BA
Fibrosis stage 4
n = 6
P value
Demographic data      
Age, months 55 ± 28 1.4 ± 0.4 2.2 ± 0.7 5.8 ± 1.1  
Male gender, % 0 (0) 3 (50) 3 (50) 2 (33.3)  
Laboratory data      
DBIL, µmol/L 3.2 ± 0.8 127.5 ± 37.3 128.8 ± 15.5 173.5 ± 66.6 0.005*
ALP, IU/L 228.5 ± 67.8 591.5 ± 189.6 721.6 ± 180.3 431.5 ± 124.9 0.02*
GGT, IU/L 98.2 ± 91.9 191.4 ± 105.4 440.0 ± 319.3 501.7 ± 471.3 0.033*
ALT, IU/L 42.6 ± 32.2 144.7 ± 97.7 155.1 ± 51.4 304.7 ± 137.2 0.003*
AST, IU/L 35.85 ± 15.3 190.5 ± 85.1 242.5 ± 82.5 502.7 ± 229.8 0.001*
TBA, µmol/L 4.5 ± 5.5 77.7 ± 6.9 137.1 ± 65.6 246.8 ± 106.4 0.000*
  1. For the BA sample, 18 specimens were obtained from the Kasai procedure, and 6 specimens were obtained from liver transplantation without Kasai surgery. Four Congenital Choledochal Cyst specimens were collected as controls
  2. *P < 0.05