Table 1

Clinical and biochemical features of patients with acute myocardial infarction and controls
Patients (n= 108) Controls (n =81) P
Age (years) 63 ± 12 59 ± 9 NS
Men (%) 70 38
BMI (kg/m2) 27 ± 6 23 ± 3 NS
Diabetes mellitus (%) 61 0
Dyslipidemia (%) 45 0
Hypertension (%) 70 0
Smokers (%) 50 6
Alcohol (%) 25 0
Apo A1 (g/L) 1.26 ± 0.19 1.5 ± 0.17 <0.001
Apo B (g/L) 1.29 ± 0.36 0.92 ± 0.22 <0.001
TAS (mmol/L) 1.47 ± 0.38 1.71 ± 0.22 <0.001
Catalase (kU/g Hb) 283 ± 141 652 ± 104 <0.001
Homocysteine (μmol/L) 26.9 ± 15.47 14.75 ± 2.69 <0.001
TBARS (μmol/L) 1.31 ± 0.36 0.71 ± 0.12 <0.001
Troponine TnIc (μg/L) 5,04 ± 2,90 0
  Q wave AMI 9,13 ± 2,18
  Non Q wave AMI 4,09 ± 2,03
Treatment
Statins (%) 38 0
Beta-Blockers (%) 40 0
Ca-Blockers (%) 28 0
Diuretics (%) 37 0

Values are expressed as mean ± SD or percentage (%).

NS: not significant, BMI: body mass index, TAS: total antioxidant status.

Noichri et al.

Noichri et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:68   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-68

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