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Table 1 Haemoglobin (Hb), haematocrit (HCT), platelet count, white cell count (WCC) and heme before and after 6 h of reperfusion

From: Haemoadsorption reduces the inflammatory response and improves blood flow during ex vivo renal perfusion in an experimental model

Parameters Pre-perfusion After 6 h of perfusion
Control Cytosorb P value Control Cytosorb P value
Hb (g/L) 45.2 ± 6.5 38.0 ± 5.2 0.115 37.0 ± 9.5 34.6 ± 7.6 0.626
HCT (L/L) 0.16 ± 0.02 0.13 ± 0.01 0.046* 0.14 ± 0.03 0.13 ± 0.02 0.845
Platelets (10 × 9/L) 172 ± 27 106 ± 22 0.008* 106 ± 28 52 ± 26 0.003*
WCC (10 × 9/L) 2.6 ± 0.9 2.4 ± 0.1 0.611 1.7 ± 1.4 1.2 ± 0.7 0.262
Heme (pmol/L) 33.2 ± 1.6 33.1 ± 1.3 0.785 38.8 ± 9.3 67.6 ± 56.1 0.342
  1. Kidneys were reperfused with autologous blood for 6 h on an ex vivo circuit * P <0.050