International Journal of Hepatology / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Diagnostic Utility of Serum Ascites Lipid and Protein Gradients in Differentiation of Ascites

Table 2

Serum, Ascitic Fluid and Serum Ascites Gradients: Total Protein, Albumin, Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL Cholesterol, and LDL Cholesterol in the three study groups.

ParametersCirrhosisMalignancyTubercularP value
MEANMEDIANMEANMEDIANMEANMEDIANOverallC Vs MC Vs TM Vs T
S.DI.Q.RANGES.DI.Q.RANGES.DI.Q.RANGE

SerumTotal Protein6.486.426.670.7310.9810.8590.757
1.300.651.21
Albumin2.283.283.000.0010.0010.0040.397
0.580.450.92
Total Cholesterol111.00161.10124.900.0010.0010.9250.032
36.8535.0847.56
Triglyceride113.6083.67140.05121.5149.20125.000.135NSNSNS
81.62169.50-132.0095.2791.67-148.0096.5875.67-199.50
HDL Cholesterol21.8018.6731.4531.5019.9019.000.0060.0281.0000.012
16.327.67-329.8224.75-38.2513.639.00-25.67
LDL Cholesterol66.6060.6795.4088.5075.2071.330.0240.0240.6990.148
32.6540.00-84.0031.7478.33-12336.3447.50-103.50

Ascitic FluidTotal Protein1.291.084.354.753.934.050.0010.0010.0011.000
0.840.77-1.531.064.00-5.051.642.65-5.05
Albumin0.500.362.402.601.932.000.0010.0010.0010.743
0.490.24-0.540.642.15-2.820.961.15-2.80
Total Cholesterol17.7512.8093.1592.0063.1556.500.0010.0010.0010.163
12.5411.00-17.5037.5164.50-104.0028.7846.25-82.50
Triglyceride32.4031.0070.4046.5063.1548.500.0010.0150.0010.984
12.5223.67-43.0097.1034.67-64.5034.1342.33-74.50
HDL Cholesterol5.352.8823.5022.5010.258.000.0010.0010.1680.006
6.451.67-5.6713.3415.67-27.508.023.50-16.00
LDL Cholesterol6.103.4057.6562.0040.2535.000.0010.0010.0010.773
8.491.00-7.0031.3436.00-77.5026.0818.00-62.00

Serum Ascites GradientTotal Protein5.192.052.840.0010.0010.0020.151
1.680.781.17
Albumin1.781.780.880.851.121.030.0010.0010.0040.481
0.541.43-2.140.510.69-1.020.500.87-1.46
Total Cholesterol93.1594.0067.9564.0061.7548.500.0560.1810.0740.898
38.3162.50-115.0046.8937.50-89.5047.5323.50-106.50
Triglyceride81.2055.0069.7067.5085.9566.000.801NSNSNS
78.0237.00-103.00133.3647.33-91.0085.1536.50-154.00
HDL Cholesterol16.6514.677.957.679.657.000.175NSNSNS
15.974.67-24.516.97(-1.00)-17.339.343.33-13.20
LDL Cholesterol60.5550.0037.8534.0034.8026.000.0400.0940.0500.956
32.2236.00-78.532.2016.00-60.0036.889.00-58.50