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Table 1 Concentrations of all parameters in patients and controls

From: The relationship among acute-phase response proteins, cytokines and hormones in cachectic patients with colon cancer

Parametres Patients Controls p
Age (y) 43.5 ± 10.7 40.4 ± 11.3 > 0.05
Gender (F/M) 73/53 20/16  
CRP (ng/ml) 9.8 ± 4.3 3.5 ± 2.1 < 0.001
Albumin (g/dl) 2.5 ± 1.2 4.4 ± 1.1 < 0.001
Midkine (ng/ml) 0.21 ± 0.034 0.36 ± 0.1 < 0.05
VEGF-A (pg/ml) 629.3 ± 205.6 309.4 ± 135.8 < 0.001
VEGF-C (pg/ml) 3428.1 ± 987.5 1736.9 ± 685.8 < 0.001
IL-1α (pg/ml) 785.7 ± 243.9 209.6 ± 102.3 < 0.001
IL-1β (pg/ml) 693.9 ± 305.7 276.9 ± 132.2 < 0.001
IL-6 (pg/ml) 109.6 ± 45.8 34.9 ± 29.7 < 0.0001
IL-8 (pg/ml) 78.6 ± 25.4 29.5 ± 19.6 < 0.001
IL-10 (pg/ml) 5.7 ± 1.9 2.3 ± 1.1 < 0.001
TNF-α (pg/ml) 28 ± 14 10 ± 7 < 0.001
Leptin (ng/ml) 47.6 ± 10.3 23.8 ± 11.4 < 0.001
Adiponectin (μg/ml) 4.3 ± 2.5 6.5 ± 1.4 < 0.001
Ghrelin (pmol/l) 178.5 ± 89.6 300.9 ± 57.3 < 0.001