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Table 4 The influence on AST, ALT and GGT change following 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

  After the combined therapy with conventional and herbal medicines N (%)
Before the combined therapy with conventional and herbal medicines N (%)   Normal range Abnormal range P-value
AST Normal range 85 (61.6%) 6 (4.3%) 0.132
Abnormal range 40 (29.0%) 7 (5.1%)
ALT Normal range 65 (47.1%) 8 (5.8%) 0.000*
Abnormal range 36 (26.1%) 29 (21.1%)
GGT Normal range 27 (19.6%) 8 (5.8%) 0.002*
Abnormal range 47 (34.1%) 56 (40.6%)
  1. *Analyzed by χ 2 test, significant: P < 0.05