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Table 4 Relationship of TLR4 and MMP9 expression level in situ with common circulating biomarkers and maximal AAA size

From: The elevated expression of TLR4 and MMP9 in human abdominal aortic aneurysm tissues and its implication

Correlated parameters TLR4 level MMP9 level
r P value r P value
CRP, mg/L 0.419 0.011 0.352 0.035
D-dimer, ug/mL 0.204 0.208 0.183 0.257
Hcy, umol/L 0.144 0.463 0.368 0.054
Cys-c, mg/L 0.095 0.577 0.002 0.990
Max. aortic diameter, cm 0.107 0.560 0.033 0.857
Max. aortic area, cm2 0.120 0.560 0.151 0.462
TLR4 level 0.767 < 0.001
MMP9 level 0.767 < 0.001