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Table 2 Clinical chemistry.

From: Regeneration in pig livers by compensatory hyperplasia induces high levels of telomerase activity

Parameter Hours LT (n = 6) PH (n = 6) P1 PH/TIPS (n = 6) P1
Albumin (g/l) 0 39 [30 – 43] 40 [38 – 43] 0.485 41 [35 – 41] 0.818
  24 42 [33 – 43] 38 [35 – 39] 0.329 36 [31 – 39] 0.082
  48 39 [31 – 42] 39 [34 – 41] 0.931 36 [33 – 40] 0.429
  72 38 [28 – 40] 36 [30 – 39] 0.589 32 [28 – 35] 0.132
Bilirubin (mg/dl) 0 0.2 [0.2 – 0.2] 0.2 [0.2 – 0.2] 1.000 0.2 [0.2 – 0.2] 1.000
  24 0.2 [0.2 – 0.4] 0.7 [0.3 – 1.3] 0.009 1.1 [0.5 – 1.9] 0.004
  48 0.2 [0.2 – 0.4] 0.8 [0.4 – 1.5] 0.004 1.3 [0.3 – 5.7] 0.009
  72 0.2 [0.2 – 0.2] 0.6 [0.4 – 1.3] 0.002 1.7 [1.2 – 5.5] 0.002
AST (U/l) 0 21 [8 – 29] 13 [9 – 47] 0.537 16 [9 – 21] 0.310
  24 69 [38 – 200] 410 [271 – 685] 0.004 827 [206 – 1237] 0.004
  48 47 [33 – 147] 424 [157 – 860] 0.004 912 [729 – 2144] 0.004
  72 37 [21 – 94] 259 [102 – 642] 0.002 692 [363 – 1976] 0.002
ALT (U/l) 0 23 [18 – 47] 28 [18 – 67] 0.589 23 [18 – 37] 0.937
  24 33 [26 – 67] 87 [33 – 141] 0.030 90 [48 – 222] 0.017
  48 32 [23 – 55] 84 [32 – 174] 0.017 153 [72 – 1321] 0.004
  72 38 [17 – 48] 62 [28 – 108] 0.052 120 [71 – 207] 0.002
  1. 1Comparison to LT with P < 0.05 (Mann-Whitney U test) considered significant. Values expressed as median [range]. Abbreviations: ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; LT, laparotomy; PH, partial hepatectomy; TIPS, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.