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Table 2 Comparison of clinical features between hyper-TG and normal TG PAP patients

From: Impaired lipid metabolism in idiopathic pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

  Normal TG patients
(N = 14)
Hyper-TG patients
(N = 19)
P
Sex (male/female) 11/3 12/7 0.455
Age (yrs) 43.79 ± 8.26 43.89 ± 8.91 0.971
BMI (kg/m2) 24.4 ± 5.00 23.20 ± 2.55 0.417
Hypertension history (yes/no) 2/12 5/14 0.67
Smoking history (yes/no) 8/6 7/12 0.304
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 119 ± 16 123 ± 19 0.547
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 77 ± 13 80 ± 14 0.606
Fasting serum glucose (mmol/l) 4.83 ± 0.77 4.54 ± 0.50 0.21
Hb (g/L) 152.07 ± 22.11 163.84 ± 22.30 0.143
LDH (U/l) 295.85 ± 118.42 257.16 ± 91.10 0.305
PaO2 65.42 ± 22.08 66.18 ± 12.34 0.912
PA-aO2 (mmHg) 40.00 ± 21.55 39.20 ± 12.67 0.897
FEV1 pred (%) 87.73 ± 15.70 70.71 ± 18.71 0.022
FVC pred (%) 87.32 ± 16.44 69.67 ± 19.31 0.022
FEV1% 82.70 ± 5.8 84.01 ± 7.00 0.620
TLC pred (%) 79.89 ± 10.99 75.43 ± 12.83 0.373
DLco pred (%) 67.80 ± 13.80 60.15 ± 16.17 0.255
  1. Values are expressed as the mean ± SD.