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Table 2 Results from Multiplate and ROTEM, fish oil

From: Effects of naturopathic medicines on Multiplate and ROTEM: a prospective experimental pilot study in healthy volunteers

  Before After P 95 % CI
Multiplate
ADP (AUC) 73 ± 8.7 60 ± 5.9 0.003 −19.2 to −7.6
COL (AUC) 67 ± 6.7 64 ± 6.8 0.50 −15.2 to 8.8
ASPI(AUC) 77 ± 7.9 76 ± 11.8 0.86 −12.6 to 11.0
ROTEM
EXTEM-CT (sec) 56 ± 10 61 ± 36 0.79 −48.4 to 59.2
EXTEM-CFT (sec) 103 ± 36 110 ± 31 0.81 −67.5 to 81.0
EXTEM-AA (degrees) 70 ± 6.5 68 ± 5.6 0.76 −15.1 to 11.9
EXTEM-MCF (mm) 62 ± 3.6 58 ± 4.3 0.23 −11.9 to 3.9
NATEM-CT (sec) 670 ± 68 728 ± 64 0.38 −102 to 216
NATEM-CFT (sec) 217 ± 32 284 ± 17 0.009 26.8 to 107
NATEM-AA (degrees) 52 ± 3.9 44 ± 2.3 0.009 −12.0 to −3.2
NATEM-MCF (mm) 51.7 ± 5.8 46.8 ± 3.9 0.18 −12.9 to 3.3
  1. Results from Multiplate and ROTEM before and after peroral intake of 1260 mg Ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (fish oil) for 7 days, mean ± SD. CI confidence interval. ADP adenosine diphosphate (6.5 μM). AUC area under curve. COL collagen (3.2 μg/ml). ASPI arachidonic acid (0.5 mM). EXTEM tissue factor triggered viscohemostatic test. CT clotting time. CFT clot formation time. AA α-angle. MCF maximal clot firmness. NATEM viscohemostatic test without coagulation activating reagents