Table 5: Changes in laboratory values.

Chemistry parameter (units)FCMDEX valuea
Baseline mean (SD)Change to final value (SD) Baseline mean (SD)Change to final value (SD)

ALT (SGPT) (U/L)8216.0 (7.09)5.6 (9.80)7617.2 (12.72)2.1 (12.77)0.052
AST (SGOT) (U/L)8220.0 (7.94)3.1 (11.41)7621.0 (10.04) (10.93)0.051
Albumin (g/dL)823.83 (0.499)0.14 (0.313)763.77 (0.446)0.13 (0.373)0.930
Alkaline phosphatase (U/L)8276.2 (36.29)11.3 (24.40)7681.7 (34.46)3.6 (16.88)0.023
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)820.7356 (1.38596) (1.19793)760.6104 (1.02749)0.1315 (0.52244)0.109
Calcium (mg/dL)829.44 (0.543)0.06 (0.412)769.49 (0.469)0.15 (0.542)0.233
Creatinine (mg/L)820.88 (0.738) (0.324)760.80 (0.203) (0.095)0.531
GGT (U/L)8223.1 (24.21)8.3 (25.50)7624.4 (26.24)6.5 (13.20)0.573
LDH (U/L)82168.0 (39.75) (29.17)76171.4 (34.45) (25.35)0.661
Magnesium (mg/dL)822.06 (0.198)0.00 (0.187)762.08 (0.218) (0.180)0.227
Phosphorus (mg/dL)823.71 (0.712) (0.770)763.62 (0.502)0.22 (0.580)≤0.001
Bicarbonate (mEq/L)8221.37 (3.073) (4.064)7621.35 (3.282) (2.845)0.770
Chloride (mEq/L)82104.8 (4.31)0.2 (3.63)76105.4 (3.57) (3.35)0.281
Glucose (mg/dL)82115.7 (60.83) (43.09)76111.4 (55.87) (35.87)0.976
Potassium (mEq/L)824.20 (0.473) (0.412)764.27 (0.408) (0.495)0.789
Sodium (mEq/L)82141.5 (3.71) (3.85)76141.3 (3.34)0.8 (3.68)0.141
Total bilirubin (mg/dL)820.33 (0.143)0.03 (0.142)760.34 (0.222)0.01 (0.125)0.486
Urea nitrogen (mg/dL)8216.5 (20.88) (12.48)7614.6 (6.03)0.1 (4.20)0.546

value for difference between change for FCM versus DEX using a 1-way ANOVA.