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Table 3 Simple correlations of the study variables with the logarithm of cerebral infarct volume

From: Changes of liver enzymes and bilirubin during ischemic stroke: mechanisms and possible significance

Variable Admission 7th day Δ (7th day - Admission)
  N r P N r P N r P
Log (GOT) 172 0.24 0.002 137 0.35 <0.001 136 0.07 0.42
Log (GPT) 173 0.14 0.08 138 0.16 0.07 138 -0.00 0.96
Log (γGT) 173 0.11 0.15 136 0.34 <0.001 136 0.29 <0.001
Log (Unconjugated bilirubin) 160 0.04 0.63 129 0.04 0.63 117 -0.07 0.43
Erythrocytes 171 -0.03 0.48 141 -0.02 0.82 139 -0.03 0.68
Haemoglobin 172 -0.04 0.59 141 -0.01 0.94 140 0.04 0.64
Log (WBC) 170 0.38 <0.001 136 0.36 <0.001 134 0.08 0.37
Platelets 172 0.08 0.28 137 0.07 0.42 136 0.02 0.83
Log (CRP) 163 0.33 <0.001 123 0.41 <0.001 116 0.29 0.002
  1. Only the variables with significant changes during the first week are shown.
  2. CRP = C-reactive protein, GOT = Glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase, GPT = glutamate piruvate transaminase, γGT = gamma glutamyl transferase, WBC = white blood cells.