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Table 3 Concentrations of complement factors

From: Clinical experience with lipopolysaccharide adsorber in cardiac surgery

  Preanaesthesia 6 hours postoperative t-Test P value
C3 (g/l)    
   Adsorber 1.45 ± 0.06 1.11 ± 0.15 Not significant
   Controls 1.16 ± 0.05 0.97 ± 0.16 <0.05
C4 (g/l)    
   Adsorber 0.32 ± 0.03 0.26 ± 0.05 Not significant
   Controls 0.30 ± 0.03 0.25 ± 0.02 <0.05
C1q (%)    
   Adsorber 113.9 ± 7.4 92.3 ± 7.4 <0.05
   Controls 94.8 ± 5.0 83.1 ± 9.2 Not significant
  1. Data presented as the mean ± SEM.