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Table 2 Correlations of CT-proET-1 with clinical scores and other laboratory markers

From: C-terminal proendothelin-1 (CT-proET-1) is associated with organ failure and predicts mortality in critically ill patients

  All patients
  r p
Markers of inflammation
 CRP 0.416 <0.001
 Procalcitonin 0.343 0.005
 IL6 0.172 0.027
Markers of organ dysfunction
 Cystatin C 0.624 <0.001
 GFR −0.534 <0.001
 ALT −0.165 0.016
 Bilirubin 0.148 0.031
 Prothrombin time −0.220 0.001
 Albumin −0.321 <0.001
 Urea 0.577 <0.001
 NTproBNP 0.505 <0.001
Clinical scores  
 APACHE-II 0.239 0.001
 SOFA 0.136 n.s.
 SAPS 2 0.400 <0.001
New and experimental biomarkers
 Resistin 0.449 <0.001
 NTproCNP 0.604 <0.001
 suPAR 0.529 <0.001
  1. Abbreviations: ALT alanine aminotransferase, APACHE Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, ALT alanine aminotransferase, CRP C-reactive protein, GFR glomerular filtration rate, IL6 interleukin 6, NTproBNP amino-terminal propeptide of brain natriuretic peptide, NTproCNP, amino-terminal propeptide of C-type natriuretic peptide, SAPS Simplified Acute Physiology Score, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, suPAR soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor, n.s. not significant