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Table 2 Biochemical, haematological, clinical and histological data of the study population

From: Clusterin/Apolipoprotein J immunolocalization on carotid artery is affected by TNF-alpha, cigarette smoking and anti-platelet treatment

Variable  
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 193.4 ± 38.5
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 41.8 ± 9.3
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dL) 120.3 ± 32.9
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 156.2 ± 78.0
Apo A-1 (mg/dL) 122.5 ± 20.5
Apo B (mg/dL) 96.5 ± 23.3
Lp(a) (mg/dL) 37.4 ± 29.7
Glucose (mg/dL) 106.8 ± 33.9
CRP (mg/L) 2.6 ± 2.1
TNF-a (ng/dL) 1.5 ± 1.1
IL-6 (ng/dL) 3.7 ± 3.0
Homocysteine (μmol/L) 14.0 ± 4.7
ESR (mm/h) 21.7 ± 17.7
WBC (k/μL) 7.844 ± 1.899*103
PLT (k/μL) 246.816 ± 64.314*103
HCT (%) 39.8 ± 4.7
HbA1c (%) 6.0 ± 1.2
Fibrinogen (mg/dL) 401.3 ± 74.9
Antithrombin III (%) 82.6 ± 11.5
Protein S (%) 86.4 ± 16.0
Protein C (%) 102.1 ± 20.0
Right carotid artery stenosis (%) 55.6 ± 24.3
Left carotid artery stenosis (%) 84.3 ± 9.5
Clusterin expression on carotid tissue (density) 136.3 ± 18.0
Clusterin expression on carotid tissue (ratio per area) (%) 45.0 ± 18.8
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD. HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein; Apo A-1, apolipoprotein A-1; Apo B, apolipoprotein B; Lp(a), lipoprotein (a); CRP, C-reactive protein; TNF-a, tumor necrosis factor-a; IL-6, interleukin-6; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; WBC, white blood cells; PLT, platelets; HCT, hematocrit; HbA1c, glycosylated haemoglobin.