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Table 3 Laboratory parameters and outcome of each grade of liver injury (the Kruskal-Wallis test)

From: Role of liver enzymes in patients with blunt abdominal trauma to diagnose liver injury

  Grade I (n = 4) Grade II (n = 11) Grade III (n = 18) Grade IV (n = 5) p value
WBC, median (range) mm−3 12,945 (10,300–14,480) 8990 (4650–20,800) 8700 (4900–14,900) 12,150 (6900–18,800) 0.541
Hb%, median (range) g/dl 14.1 (6.8–15.6) 11.4 (9.0–14.8) 11.55 (7.5–14.8) 9 (7.7–9.9) 0.028*
PCV, median (range) % 40.75 (23–45.30) 39.10 (28.60–45) 34.80 (21.30–44.10) 23.50 (21.20–29.60) 0.027*
AST, median (range) U/l 173 (26–317) 134 (47–888) 341 (38–6080) 619 (432–1800) < 0.001
ALT, median (range) U/l 144 (27–332) 118 (33–787) 263 (48–2681) 559 (324–2300) < 0.001
Total hospital stay, median (range) days 6.5 (4–10) 9 (4–30) 8 (2–25) 11 (5–40) 0.662
Total ICU stay, median (range) days 1 (0–3) 2 (0–22) 2.5 (1–13) 5 (3–10) 0.161
  1. *p < 0.05