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Table. 2 Hepatorenal function after treatment

From: Bilirubin adsorption versus plasma exchange for hyperbilirubinemia in patients after cardiac surgery: a retrospective study

Variable Bilirubin adsorption (n = 14) Plasma exchange (n = 42) P value
Before adsorption/exchange    
 ALT 68.6 (40.3–139.5) 56.1 (40.3–82.0) 0.635
 AST 83.6 (55.9–110.5) 91.3 (5.9–169.5) 0.669
 GGT 103.8 ± 76.3 87.6 ± 60.7 0.422
 TBil 329.8 ± 115.1 298.1 ± 95.6 0.311
 DBil 206.2 ± 80.8 163.2 ± 60.9 0.040
 LDH 555.5 (418.5–1142.2) 497.5 (164.7–636.2) 0.204
 Serum Creatinine 123.7 ± 55.9 108.7 ± 38.4 0.265
 BUN 15.8 ± 7.0 14.1 ± 5.7 0.367
 C-creative protein 138.8 ± 52.1 142.6 ± 50.8 0.871
Child–Pugh Classification (n, %)    0.501
 A 0 3, 7.1%  
 B 7, 50.0% 21, 50.0%  
 C 7, 50.0% 18, 42.9%  
After adsorption/exchange    
 ALT 40.5 (31.3–66.8) 42.1 (32.9–86.8) 0.383
 AST 67.0 (63.9–80.5) 76.3 (65.1–88.8) 0.372
 GGT 81.7 ± 67.2 107.6 ± 90.2 0.331
 TBil 187.8 ± 66.5 237.9 ± 196.6 0.016
 DBil 106.1 ± 42.6 143.4 ± 71.5 0.036
 LDH 418.6 ± 146.8 440.0 ± 170.0 0.675
 Serum Creatinine 75.2 ± 15.3 90.8 ± 30.1 0.136
 BUN 11.2 ± 2.9 12.4 ± 3.9 0.334
 C-creative protein 106 (81.5–124.5) 112.0 (78.0–145.0) 0.393
  1. BUN: Blood urea nitrogen, Mean ± SD: Median (Interquartile range), LDH: Lactate dehydrogenase, AST: Aspartate aminotransferase, ALT: Alanine aminotransferase, GGT: Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, TBil: Total bilirubin, DBil: Direct bilirubin