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Table 7 Correlation between INHSS score, infarction size, and levels of laboratory markers on admission

From: Evaluation of inflammatory markers and mean platelet volume as short-term outcome indicators in young adults with ischemic stroke

Laboratory markerNIHSSInfarction size
Correlation coefficient (r)P valueCorrelation coefficient (r)P value
E-selectin (ng/ml)0.420.047*0.540.03*
VCAM-1 (ng/ml)0.440.009**0.450.02*
hs-CRP (mg/l)0.520.002**0.460.04*
Prolactin (ng/ml)0.450.008**0.530.03*
MPV (fl)0.500.003**0.490.02*
  1. NIHSS National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, VCAM-1 vascular cell adhesion molecule 1, hs-CRP high sensitivity C-reactive protein, MPV mean platelet volume
  2. *P value < 0.05 is significant
  3. **P value < 0.01 is highly significant