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Table 5 Association of pre-operative laboratory findings and liver cirrhosis in BA patients

From: Histopathological findings for prediction of liver cirrhosis and survival in biliary atresia patients after Kasai procedure

Laboratory Findings Liver Cirrhosis (median, [IQR]) p-value
(+) (−)
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) 11.03 (7.72–13.97) 9.88 (8.51–12.55) 0.79
Direct bilirubin (mg/dL) 9.17 (6.85–11.89) 7.79 (7.52–8.85) 0.38
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/L) 212 (157–249) 133 (110–231) 0.07
Alanine aminotransferase (U/L) 117 (72–164) 121 (68–176) 0.94
Gamma glutamyl transferase (U/L) 568 (323–887) 541 (230.5–1002) 0.62
Alkaline phosphatase (U/L) 456 (347.5–681) 526 (425.5–641.5) 0.68
Albumin (g/dL) 3.46 (3.23–3.71) 3.73 (3.36–4.14) 0.33
International normalized ratio 1.01 (0.94–1.32) 1.03 (0.99–1.14) 0.69
Platelet (×103/uL) 254 (220–391) 321 (213–428) 0.73
  1. BA biliary atresia, IQR interquartile range