Journal of Oncology / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Selenium in the Prevention of Anthracycline-Induced Cardiac Toxicity in Children with Cancer

Table 1

Selenium and Pro-BNP levels of patients.

Normal Pro-BNPHigh Pro-BNP and/or abnormal
( )ECHO ( )
RangeMedianRangeMedian

*Pro-BNP (pg/mL)8.2–119.632.410–8022226.3
**Selenium (mcg/L)***51.3–15099.420–12962

* 0.001.
** 0.001.
*** (twenty-six of fifty-six patients with normal Pro-BNP were measured for Se level) Mann Whitney test was used, and median (range) was given as descriptive statistics.

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