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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and laboratory results of the study cohorts

From: Neutrophil activation and neutrophil derived neutrophil extracellular trap formation in patients with coronary artery ectasia

 CAECADCONp valueCAE vs CADCAE vs CONCAD vs CON
Number of patients303030    
Age (year)57.37 ± 13.8260.8 ± 10.8456.03 ± 10.150.272   
Sex (Female, %)20.033.316.70.271   
Hypertension (%)60.073.343.30.061   
DM (%)16.733.3100.067   
Smokers (%)46.746.746.71.000   
Alcohol consumption (%)16.716.726.70.535   
Family history of CAD (%)6.76.716.70.329   
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)132.27 ± 18.52129.03 ± 19.12129.57 ± 17.340.766   
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)78.73 ± 13.4874.33 ± 12.1272.10 ± 11.900.119   
Heart rate (bpm)72.90 ± 12.1070.63 ± 9.1769.93 ± 10.470.532   
BMI (kg/m2)26.99 ± 3.9625.36 ± 2.7325.78 ± 2.730.127   
ALT† (U/L)26(16.75–46.25)28.5(19.75–37)22.5(16.75–29.5)0.336   
Creatinine (μmol/L)136.69 ± 233.9779.73 ± 17.1577.5 ± 12.160.166   
LDL-C (mmol/L)2.34 ± 0.752.15 ± 0.702.48 ± 0.610.185   
WBC# (109cell/L)6.89 ± 2.256.92 ± 1.916.59 ± 1.580.769   
Neut# (109cell/L)5.49 ± 2.574.36 ± 1.525.77 ± 9.280.593   
HGB (g/L)141.07 ± 21.56135.5 ± 13.95148.63 ± 15.930.017*0.5570.3330.004*
PLT (109cell/L)211.57 ± 65.15202.73 ± 63.25225.57 ± 53.330.346   
MPXI1.02 ± 3.013.22 ± 3.033.52 ± 4.250.013*0.016*0.007*0.745
Markis classification
 Type 110(33.3%)      
 Type 25(16.7%)      
 Type 311(36.7%)      
 Type 44(13.3%)      
Ecatatic Coronary artery
 Left anterior descending19(63.3%)      
 Left circumflex14(46.7%)      
 Right16(53.3%)      
  1. Pearson’s chi-square test was used for frequency differences between categories. ANOVA or Kruskal-Wallis H test (†) was used for continuous variables, LSD or Dunnett T3 was used for multiple comparisons
  2. CAE Coronary artery ectasia, CAD Coronary artery disease, CON Normal coronary artery group, DM Diabetes mellitus, BMI Body mass index, ALT Alanine aminotransferase, LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, MPO Myeloperoxidase, MPXI Intra-neutrophil mean MPO index, WBC# White blood cell, Neut# Neutrophil leucocyte count, HGB Hemoglobin, PLT Platelet count
  3. *Statistically significant