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Table 1 Patient data on samples used for serum and tissue extracts cytokine evaluation approaches

From: Distinct pathophysiological cytokine profiles for discrimination between autoimmune pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

  Total AIP-1 AIP-2 CP PDAC
a Serum cytokine multiplexing
 Patients [n] 73 14 15 17 27
 Male [n] (%) 50 (68.5) 14 (100) 11 (73.3) 162 (70.6) 13 (48.1)
 Median age (IQR) 58.0 (21) 56.5 (21.3) 44.0 (25) 55.0 (16.5) 61.0 (13)
b Pancreatic tissue homogenate cytokine multiplexing
 Patients [n] 36 6 6 12 12
 Male [n] (%) 28 (77.8) 6 (100) 5 (83.3) 8 (66.7) 9 (75)
 Median age (IQR) 54.0 (21) 54.0 (12.0) 40.5 (21.25) 51.0 (12.5) 69.5 (24)
  1. IQR inter quartile range