Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Initial and final plasma values seen in patients

From: Hepatoprotective effects of Spirulina maxima in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a case series

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Parameters Initial Final Δ% Initial Final Δ% Initial Final Δ%
ALT (U/L) 46.3 21.5 -54 35.6 22.6 -37 133.3 88.0 -34
TAG (mg/dL) 76.9 52.9 -32 171.0 146.4 -15 129.8 114.3 -12
TC (mg/dL) 216.3 209.0 -4 275.6 205.6 -26 250.6 200.9 -20
HDL-C (mg/dL) 48.1 55.6 +15 38.6 36.3 -6 49.1 47.6 -3
TC/HDL-C 4.5 3.8 -16.5 7.1 5.7 -20.7 5.1 4.2 -17.3
LDL-C (mg/dL) 152.8 142.8 -7 203.0 136.3 -33 174.9 130.1 -26
  1. ALT: alanine aminotransferase, TAG: triacylglycerols, TC: total cholesterol, HDL-C: cholesterol associated to high-density lipoprotein, LDL-C: cholesterol associated to low-density lipoprotein. Δ%: percentage of change at each parameter.