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Research Article

Plasma Osteoprotegerin Correlates with Stroke Severity and the Occurrence of Microembolic Signals in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke

Table 3

Clinical characteristics of MES-positive and MES-negative patients.

VariablesMES-positive ()MES-negative () valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) value

Age (years)0.3461.006 (0.965-1.049)0.768
Sex, male, (%)20 (62.5)61 (64.2)0.8620.603 (0.201-1.814)0.368
Hypertension, (%)24 (75.0)74 (77.9)0.736
Diabetes, (%)11 (34.4)27 (28.4)0.525
CAD, (%)7 (21.9)19 (20.0)0.820
Smoking, (%)15 (46.9)51 (53.7)0.505
Alcohol consumption, (%)15 (46.9)47 (49.5)0.799
TG (mmol/l)0.388
TC (mmol/l)0.128
HDL (mmol/l)0.190
LDL (mmol/l)0.599
GLU (mmol/l)0.780
CRP (mg/l)<0.0011.038 (1.014-1.063)0.001
OPG (pg/ml)<0.0011.002 (1.001-1.003)0.001
High-grade stenosis (), (%)12 (37.5)46 (48.4)0.283

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