Table 1: Main demographic and laboratory data of 179 patients with primary biliary cirrhosis.

FeaturePBC ( )

Age (median; range)56 (22–80)
Gender (M/F)21/158
Biopsy confirmed cirrhosis (Y/N)46/86
AMA (pos/neg)155/24
ALT (median; range), IU/L ( : 3–30)84 (10–727)
ALP (median; range ), IU/L ( : 40–120)323 (37–2264)
GGT (median; range), IU/L ( : 3–30)302 (11–2608)
Bilirubin (median; range), mg/dL ( : 0.2–1.0)3.0 (0.2–40.5)
Albumin (median; range), g/dL ( : 3.8–4.4)3.6 (2.1–5.2)
INR (median; range) ( : 0.8–1.2)1.0 (0.8–2.3)
Cholesterol (median; range ), mg/dL ( )238 (50–709)
Triglycerides (median; range), mg/dL ( )124 (42–334)

AMA: antimitochondrial antibody; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; ALP: alkaline phosphatase; GGT: gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase; INR: international normalized ratio.