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Table 3 Correlations with MR-proANP plasma concentrations at ICU admission

From: Elevated MR-proANP plasma concentrations are associated with sepsis and predict mortality in critically ill patients

Parameters ICU patients
R p
Disease severity/clinical scoring/therapy
 APACHE II 0.260 < 0.001
 SOFA 0.223 0.011
 SAPS 0.341 0.006
 Fluid substitution − 0.233 0.001
Markers of inflammation
 White blood cell count − 0.148 0.029
 C-reactive protein 0.286 < 0.001
 Procalcitonin 0.378 < 0.001
 suPAR 0.493 < 0.001
 NT-proCNP 0.683 < 0.001
Markers of organ function
 NT-proBNP 0.740 < 0.001
 Urea 0.623 < 0.001
 Creatinine 0.629 < 0.001
 GFR-cystatin C − 0.675 < 0.001
 Cystatin C 0.675 < 0.001
 Lipase − 0.191 0.012
 Pancreatic amylase − 0.317 0.006
 Alanine aminotransferase − 0.172 0.012
 Glutamate dehydrogenase − 0.151 0.037
 Pseudocholinesterase activity − 0.339 < 0.001
 Albumin −0.190 0.045
 Total protein − 0.263 < 0.001
 INR 0.207 0.003
 aPTT 0.324 < 0.001
 Antithrombin III − 0.216 0.015
Adipocytokines/metabolic markers
 Adiponectin 0.434 0.001
 Resistin 0.349 0.008
 RBP4 0.306 0.012
 HOMA-β 0.332 0.007
 Parathyroid hormone 0.299 0.014
 Calcium − 0.288 < 0.001
 Phosphorus 0.241 0.001
  1. Spearman rank correlation test, only significant results are shown