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Table 2 Comparison of coagulation factors between baseline and after surgery

From: Effects of preoperative plasma exchange therapy with albumin replacement fluid on blood coagulation in patients undergoing ABO-incompatible living-donor kidney transplantation using rotational thromboelastometry

  PEX (+) PEX (−) P value
APTT at baseline (sec) 30.0 ± 3.2 27.2 ± 2.4 0.170
APTT postoperatively (sec) 32.6 ± 5.2 31.5 ± 5.4 > 0.995
PT-INR at baseline (sec) 1.0 ± 0.1 0.99 ± 0.04 0.50
PT-INR postoperatively (sec) 1.0 ± 0.1 1.08 ± 0.06 0.040
Platelet at baseline (× 103/μl) 181.6 ± 57.7 236.0 ± 59.2 0.025
Platelet postoperatively (× 103/μl) 154.6 ± 45.0 215.2 ± 58.2 0.012
Fibrinogen at baseline (mg/dl) 154.4 ± 23.8 299.8 ± 65.8 < 0.001
Fibrinogen postoperatively (mg/dl) 175.0 ± 30.3 235.1 ± 45.8 0.002
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. Sidak’s multiple-comparison post hoc test was utilized for two-way analysis of variance