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Table 2 S100B (μg/L) and NSE (ng/mL) values during delirium versus no delirium.

From: Markers of cerebral damage during delirium in elderly patients with hip fracture

  During delirium
(N = 57*)
No delirium
(N = 58)
p-value
NSE – number 35 40  
N (%) > 12.5 9 (26) 15 (38) 0.28
Mean (SD) 11.7 (3.8) 11.7 (4.7) 0.97
S100B – number 57 58  
N (%) > 0.10 46 (81) 29 (50) 0.001
Median (IQR) 0.16 (0.10–0.25) 0.10 (0.08–0.15) < 0.001
  1. *In the group with delirium samples were the first samples during the delirious episode; in the group without delirium, samples of comparable postoperative day were taken. Of five patients in the delirious group no sample taken during delirium.