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Table 2 Correlation between clinical baseline parameters and microparticles in ascites and blood

From: Absolute quantification of microparticles by flow cytometry in ascites of patients with decompensated cirrhosis: a cohort study

Variable Ascites microparticles (n = 163) Blood microparticles (n = 31)
Correlation coefficient (r) Level of significance (p) Correlation coefficient (r) Level of significance (p)
Age (years) 0.042 0.590 0.144 0.440
Child–Pugh score −0.092 0.390 −0.249 0.263
MELD score 0.198 0.013 −0.318 0.990
Serum albumin (g/L) 0.056 0.584 0.286 0.196
Thrombocyte count (exp9/L) 0.295 0.001 0.140 0.461
WBC count (exp9/L) 0.047 0.570 0.067 0.726
AST (μkat/L) 0.071 0.423 0.011 0.953
GGT (μkat/L) 0.142 0.112 −0.009 0.956
CrP (mg/L) −0.020 0.818 0.227 0.245
GFR (mL/min) 0.072 0.474 −0.040 0.862
Ascites protein content (g/L) 0.001 0.988 0.366 0.060
Ascites leukocyte count (/mm3) 0.050 0.951 0.121 0.516
  1. Spearman-Rho correlation (r) was used for analysis
  2. Values highlighted in italics are significant after multivariate analysis