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Table 3 Correlations of baseline plasma angiopoietin-2 in sepsis patients

From: Angiopoietin-2 is increased in sepsis and inversely associated with nitric oxide-dependent microvascular reactivity

  Spearman's rho P n
Endothelial function and activation    
RH-PAT index -0.38 <0.0001 74
VEGF -0.04 NS 80
ICAM-1 0.58 <0.0001 83
E-Selectin 0.53 <0.0001 83
Markers of inflammation    
IL-6 0.57 <0.0001 66
C-reactive protein 0.16 NS 82
Markers of disease severity    
SOFA score 0.58 <0.0001 82
APACHE II score 0.46 <0.0001 83
Number of organ failures 0.48 <0.0001 83
Arterial lactate 0.41 0.003 51
  1. APACHE II score, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II Score; ICAM-1, intra-cellular adhesion molecule-1; IL-6, interleukin 6; NS, not significant; RH-PAT, reactive hyperemia peripheral arterial tonometry; SOFA, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score; VEGF, vascular endothelial growth factor.