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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Clinical and initial laboratory characteristics of the patients before therapeutic plasma exchange

Characteristics Patients P value

Total (N=10) Discharged (N=7) Deceased (N=3)
Age, years 70.8±10.1 68.9±11.5 75.3±3.8 0.3605
Male:female 3:7 2:5 1:2 0.1833
Laboratory findings
Hb, g/dL 12.3±1.9 12.8±1.6 11.0±2.2 0.3036
Hct, % 37.1±6.2 39.1±5.3 32.2±6.1 0.1715
WBC count, ×109/L 3.5±3.6 4.0±4.3 2.5±1.2 0.8197
ANC, ×109/L 1.32±0.85 1.2±1.0 1.5±0.7 0.3619
Platelet count, ×109/L 55.7±16.5 55.4±20.0 56.3±4.2 0.9090
PT INR 1.0±0.1 1.0±0.1 1.1±0.1 0.1556
Albumin, g/dL 2.9±0.6 3.0±0.5 2.9±0.9 0.7285
eGFR, mL/min 86.4±25.0 91.7±23.8 74.0±27.9 0.2086
AST, IU/L 448.3±290.4 505.3±332.7 315.3±97.0 0.3619
ALT, IU/L 168.1±135.2 195.9±151.9 103.3±63.4 0.2545
LDH, IU/L 1044±418.8 1058.7±459.6 1009.7±391.6 1.0000
CK, IU/L 986.2±877.8 928.6±921.0 1120.7±940.3 0.4941
Na, mEq/L 139.1±5.2 139.0±5.7 139.3±5.1 0.9087
K, mEq/L 3.8±0.5 3.6±0.5 4.2±0.2 0.1095
Cl, mEq/L 105.2±4.5 104.6±5.2 106.7±2.3 0.6434
Ca, mg/dL 7.6±0.4 7.5±0.5 7.7±0.3 0.6434

Data are presented as the mean±SD or N.Statistically significant with P<0.05 using Mann-Whitney U test or Fisher’s exact test.

Abbreviations: Hb, hemoglobin; Hct, hematocrit; WBC, white blood cell; ANC, absolute neutrophil count; PT, prothrombin time; INR, international normalized ratio; AST, aspartate transaminase; ALT, alanine transaminase; LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; CK, Creatine kinase; Na, sodium; K, potassium; Cl, Chloride; Ca, calcium.

Korean J Blood Transfus 2021;32:83-90 https://doi.org/10.17945/kjbt.2021.32.2.83
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