Table 2

Change in liver function tests on PN treatment

ParametersStart of PN (n=279)End of PN (n=279)p Value
Bilirubin38±4788.9±1080.001
Bilirubin conjugated31.7±36 (29)94.6±91 (31)0.002
Albumin27±5.433.2±5.2<0.001
ALP306±262472±272<0.001
ALT74±71172±120<0.001
γ-GT247±417 (23)561±817 (34)0.15
PT12.2±2.412±2.50.9
  • Values are mean±SD.

  • ALP, alkaline phosphatase; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; γ-GT, γ- glutamyl transferase; PN, parenteral nutrition; PT, prothombin time.