Variables

Patients n=53

Controls n=24

P

BNP (pg/ml)

650 (401-5974)

57 (35-118)

<0.05

НО-1(ng/ml)

2.58 (0.52-13.3)

5.1 (1.2-12.2)

<0.01

TSCH (mmol/l)

4.6 (0.7)

5.3 (0.6)

<0.05

Fasting blood glucose (mmol/l)

6.4 (2.3)

5.4 (0.8)

<0.05

Hemoglobin (g/l)

126.5 (19.7)

144 (19.4)

<0.05

Serum iron (μmol/l)

17.1 (8.8)

20.2 (8.1)

NS

Serum ferritin (μmol/l)

74.8 (67.8)

80.9 (42.8)

NS

TBR (μmol/l)

17.2 (13.5)

16.2 (9.0)

NS

Creatinine (μmol/l)

126.5 (45.7)

97.7 (35.4)

<0.05

Sodium (mmol/l)

140 (3.7)

144 (3)

<0.05

Notes: The values are presented as mean with SD, median with range, depending on the type of data; Mann-Whitney U-test
Table 2: Comparison of biochemical test in chronic heart failure patients and healthy subjects.