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Research Article

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

Table 3

Biochemical indices measure after three-month run-in period, median (range), mg/dL.

Danshen group ()Placebo group () values

Lipid profile
 LDL cholesterol113 (90–147)120 (91–150)0.324
 HDL cholesterol55 (44–68)51 (47–65)0.512
 Total cholesterol190 (172–234)189 (176–248)0.763
 Triglycerides114 (87–173)118 (82–166)0.262
 Apolipoprotein A98 (82–126)99 (85–128)0.899
 Apolipoprotein B76 (66–103)78 (62–109)0.842
 Apolipoprotein E7.0 (5.8–8.5)7.2 (5.4–8.8)0.763
 Lipoprotein (a)32 (22–45)34 (25–48)0.268
Liver function
 Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (IU/dL)3.3 (2.5–5.4)3.1 (2.5–5.3)0.275
 Total bilirubin0.5 (0.4–0.7)0.6 (0.4–0.8)0.431
 Indirect bilirubin0.5 (0.3–0.5)0.4 (0.3–0.5)0.176
 Direct bilirubin0.4 (0.2–0.6)0.4 (0.2–0.5)0.185
Renal function
 Uric acid5.1 (4.2–6.8)5.3 (4.2–6.4)0.267
Risk factor of heart disease
 Homocysteine23 (20–43)25 (20–46)0.341

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