Clinical Research
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2003.
World J Gastroenterol. Dec 15, 2003; 9(12): 2843-2845
Published online Dec 15, 2003. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v9.i12.2843
Table 2 Correlation between plasma TIMP-1 or MMP-1 concentrations and values of selected laboratory indices, demonstrated through “r” values. Statistically significant correlation: aP < 0.05; bP < 0.01
TIMP-1 (r)MMP-1 (r)
CRP (mg/dl)0.60a0.05
SR (mm/h)0.17-0.07
WBC (x103/ml)0.24-0.10
HGB (mg/dl)-0.19-0.10
CAI (clinical activity index)0.55a-0.18
DAI (disease activity index)0.66b-0.27