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Research Article

Danshen (Salvia miltiorrhiza) Compounds Improve the Biochemical Indices of the Patients with Coronary Heart Disease

Table 2

Biochemical indices measure at baseline, median (range), mg/dL.

Danshen group ()Placebo group () values

Lipid profile
 LDL cholesterol118 (95–151)123 (94–154)0.875
 HDL cholesterol52 (43–64)54 (46–67)0.436
 Total cholesterol197 (178–239)191 (172–243)0.527
 Triglycerides117 (85–168)121 (84–171)0.329
 Apolipoprotein A93 (83–126)94 (85–128)0.811
 Apolipoprotein B71 (62–104)73 (65–99)0.743
 Apolipoprotein E6.9 (5.2–8.6)7.2 (5.3–8.5)0.632
 Lipoprotein (a)30 (20–45)33 (24–41)0.237
Liver function
 Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (IU/dL)2.8 (2.1–5.3)3.0 (2.5–5.1)0.165
 Total bilirubin0.5 (0.3–0.6)0.6 (0.4–0.8)0.175
 Indirect bilirubin0.4 (0.3–0.6)0.5 (0.3–0.5)0.268
 Direct bilirubin0.4 (0.2–0.5)0.3 (0.2–0.4)0.377
Renal function
 Uric acid5.1 (4.5–6.9)5.5 (4.1–6.4)0.264
Risk factor of heart disease
 Homocysteine22 (19–40)23 (21–42)0.459

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