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Table 2 CPT values and serum proteins levels in healthy individuals and MOH patients

From: Exploration of candidate serum biomarkers potentially related to the chronic pain condition in Medication–overuse headache

  Controls MOH patients P-value
Mean CPT (g) 96.0 ± 41.0 46.4 ± 27.7 <  0.00001**
L-PGDS (ng/ml) 188.7 ± 39.2 219.2 ± 58.2 0.0038**
VDBP (μg/ml) 343.7 ± 95.3 289.5 ± 88.7 0.0058**
APOE (μg/ml) 72.5 ± 17.3 63.9 ± 13.3 0.0042**
APOA1 (μg/ml) 46.9 ± 17.5 49.8 ± 23.7 0.546NS
  1. CPT values and serum protein concentrations are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD).Independent t test (patients vs. controls): statistical significance **: p < 0.01, NS: not significant