Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Maintenance of Remission with Partial Enteral Nutrition Therapy in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease: A Retrospective Study

Table 3

Laboratory parameters.

CovariatePEN group Control group value

Albumin (g/L), mean ± SD
 Before EEN/at diagnosis35 ± 639 ± 60.008
 After EEN/eight weeks after diagnosis42 ± 542 ± 40.56
 After three months of PEN/five months after diagnosis39 ± 542 ± 30.007
CRP (mg/L), median (range)
 Before EEN/at diagnosis21 (1–40)10 (1–65)0.03
 After EEN/eight weeks after diagnosis5 (0–107)6.5 (1–48)0.006
 After three months of PEN/ five months after diagnosis6.4 (0–180)5 (1–84)0.82

EEN, exclusive enteral nutrition; PEN, partial enteral nutrition; CRP, C-reactive protein. Control group. Calculated with Chi-square or Fisher’s exact test for categorical data and independent samples -test for continuous variables. Calculated with Mann–Whitney tests.