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Clinical Study

Effects of Repetitive Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment in Patients with Acute Cerebral Infarction: A Pilot Study

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the study participants.

HBOT group ( 𝑛 = 1 6 )Controls ( 𝑛 = 3 0 ) 𝑃 value

Gender, male/female13/315/150.550
Age (years)68.375 (32–88)68.867 (44–86)0.896
Past history1.75 (0–3)1.7 (0–3)0.930
Triglycerol (mg/dl)137.375 (52–408)165.138 (50–359)0.602
T. cholesterol (mg/dl)181.313 (116–290)201.833 (122–282)0.176
Homocysteine (μmol/L)11.54 (4.78–16.36)11.27 (3.10–20.45)0.122

Clinical characteristics
 Risk factor, yes/no3/1314/160.569
 Aspirin, yes/no12/425/50.698
 Anticoagulant, yes/no4/129/210.245
 Piracetam, yes/no11/513/170.100
 Antilipid agents, yes/no4/1210/200.063
 Antihypertensives, yes/no13/325/50.100
 Oral antidiabetics, yes/no7/911/190.100
 Rehabilitation, yes/no12/421/70.516

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