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Table 3 Pathological preoperative laboratory values

From: Pancreatic resection for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm– a thirteen-year single center experience

Laboratory parameter Overall cohort (n = 54) mean ± SDa Non-invasive IPMNb mean ± SDa Invasive IPMNb mean ± SDa Two-sided p-value
Alanin-Aminotransferase (ALT) > 45 Units/liter (U/l) 13 (25 %) 5 (21 %) 8 (28 %) 0.59
Aspartat-Aminotransferase (AST) > 35 U/l 14 (26 %) 6(25 %) 8 (28 %) 0.84
Cholinesterase (CHE) < 3900 U/l 10 (19 %) 5 (21 %) 5 (18 %) 0.79
Alcalic phosphatase (ALP) > 130 U/l 15 (30 %) 2 (8 %) 13 (48 %) 0.002
Gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT) > 55 U/l 22 (42 %) 8 (33 %) 14 (48 %) 0.28
Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) > 5 nanogramm/liter (ng/l) 9 (18 %) 3 (13 %) 6 (21 %) 0.45
Carbohydrate antigen (CA) 19-9 > 37 U/l 21 (41 %) 5 (22 %) 16 (57 %) 0.01
Lipase > 60 U/l 14 (26 %) 4 (17 %) 10 (33 %) 0.17
Amylase > 53 U/l 24 (44 %) 9 (38 %) 15 (50 %) 0.37
Bilirubin > 1.2 milligramm/deciliter (mg/dl) 11 (20 %) 6 (25 %) 5 (17 %) 0.46
  1. aSD standard deviation
  2. bIPMN intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm