Table 1.

Means of baseline serum levels of IGF-I, PDGF, CRP, and fructosamine in patients who recurred and in patients who did not

Variables (n*)UnitPatients with recurrences
nPatients without recurrences
nP
Mean ± SDMean ± SD
IGF-1 (n = 107)ng/mL188.2 ± 55.330172.1 ± 60.3770.21
PDGF (n = 107)ng/mL11.9 ± 5.1309.4 ± 4.0770.01
CRP (n = 96)mg/L1.97 ± 2.3281.95 ± 2.9680.97
Fructosamine (n = 108)μmol/L329.1 ± 43.231326.8 ± 48.7770.82
  • * In a few cases, the available sera were not sufficient for analysis.