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Table 5 Correlations between plasma TIMP-1 and parameters of liver function

From: Elevated systemic levels of the matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor TIMP-1 correlate with clinical markers of cachexia in patients with chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer

   Bilirubin, mg/dl Albumin, g/dl Protein, g/dl Alkaline phosphatase, U/l Cholinesterase, U/l Quick, % GOT, U/l GPT, U/l GGT, U/l
Plasma TIMP-1, ng/ml Spearman’s correlation .033 −.112 −.270 .228 −.414 −.098 .121 .166 .184
  Significance (2-tailed) .785 .543 .096 .101 .010 .419 .434 .172 .124
  N 72 32 39 53 38 70 44 69 71