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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 214587, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/214587
Research Article

The Prognostic Values of Leukocyte Rho Kinase Activity in Acute Ischemic Stroke

1Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, No. 123, Ta-Pei Road, Niao-Song, Kaohsiung City 83301, Taiwan
2Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung City 83301, Taiwan
3Department of Neurology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung City 83301, Taiwan
4Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung City 83301, Taiwan

Received 9 September 2013; Revised 24 December 2013; Accepted 3 January 2014; Published 27 February 2014

Academic Editor: Glen Jickling

Copyright © 2014 Cheng-I. Cheng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplemental Figure 1. Receiver-operating characteristic plot for the determination of cut-off values for rho kinase activity and high-sensitive CRP

(A) Receiver-operating characteristic plot for the cut-off value of hsCRP. The area under curve of plasma hsCRP level is 0.691 (p= 0.060).

(B) Receiver-operating characteristic plot for the cut-off value of ROCK activity. The area under curve of leukocyte ROCK activity is 0.704 (p= 0.021).

  1. Supplementary Figure