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Table 2 Serum biomarkers’ values of symptomatic vs. asymptomatic patients

From: Serum Biomarkers and Classification and Regression Trees Can Discriminate Symptomatic from Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease Patients

Variables Patient group p value
Symptomatic (number of patients: n = 82) Asymptomatic (number of patients: n = 54)
Fibrinogen (ng/ml) 651,390 ± 215,152 577,181 ± 208,717 < 0.001
Matrix MetalloProteinase (MMP-1) (pg/ml) 5503 ± 2271 4687 ± 2179 < 0.001
Tissue Inhibitor of MetalloProteinase (TIMP-1) (pg/ml) 153,949 ± 26,480 146,124 ± 23,101 < 0.001
Soluble interCellular Adhesion Molecule (SiCAM) (ng/ml) 3804 ± 754 1403 ± 332 < 0.05
Soluble vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule (SvCAM) (ng/ml) 5983 ± 2201 3273 ± 1107 < 0.05
Adiponectin (pg/ml) 72,485 ± 12,507 87,672 ± 16,439 < 0.05
Insulin (pg/ml) 295 ± 107 270 ± 89 < 0.001
  1. Data are: means ± SD