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Table 1 Demography of controls and patients

From: The expression levels of prolyl oligopeptidase responds not only to neuroinflammation but also to systemic inflammation upon liver failure in rat models and cirrhotic patients

  Control Patients without MHE Patients with MHE
Total individuals (male/female) 20 (8/12) 20 (15/5) 20 (12/8)
Agea (years) 44 ± 11 55 ± 10 65 ± 10
Alcohol 20 20
Child-Pugh A/B/C 13/7/0 12/8/0
MELD scorea 10 ± 3 9.8 ± 3
Ascites 1 2
  1. MHE minimal hepatic encephalopathy, MELD model end-stage liver disease
  2. amean ± SD