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Table 3 Comparison of AST, ALT, and GGT of subjects according to the length of combined therapy with conventional and herbal medicines

From: Influence of combined therapy with conventional and herbal medicines on liver function in 138 inpatients with abnormal liver transaminase levels

Duration N Variables(Unit) Admission
(Mean ± SD)
Discharge
(Mean ± SD)
P-Value
2-4 weeks 58 AST(U/L) 47.55 ± 56.49 28.72 ± 18.29 0.003*
ALT(U/L) 64.86 ± 79.30 36.29 ± 26.64 0.003*
GGT(U/L) 101.79 ± 117.43 68.22 ± 54.09 0.004*
4-8 weeks 52 AST(U/L) 39.62 ± 31.30 28.96 ± 14.19 0.025*
ALT(U/L) 41.83 ± 24.62 34.00 ± 25.60 0.070
GGT(U/L) 93.23 ± 104.11 65.38 ± 53.90 0.011*
More than 8 weeks 28 AST(U/L) 54.00 ± 61.53 22.96 ± 9.57 0.013*
ALT(U/L) 56.18 ± 99.01 24.79 ± 12.76 0.110
GGT(U/L) 98.46 ± 61.04 50.04 ± 44.64 0.001*
  1. *Analyzed by paired T-test, significant: P < 0.05