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Table 3 Liver function tests

From: Protein-enriched meal replacements do not adversely affect liver, kidney or bone density: an outpatient randomized controlled trial

  ALT (U/L) AST (U/L) Alkaline Phosphatase (U/L) Total Billirubin (mg/dL)
  HP SP HP SP HP SP HP SP
Baseline 27.07 ± 13.97 28.84 ± 15.00 25.2 ± 11.44 23.33 ± 13.00 66.2 ± 37.00 71.88 ± 41.00 0.75 ± 0.26 0.77 ± 0.40
Month 3 25.4 ± 7.51 28.53 ± 15.00 24.23 ± 7.30 24.39 ± 16.00 69.64 ± 39.00 72.85 ± 18.58 0.75 ± 0.20 0.82 ± 0.20
Month 6 24.87 ± 11.22 27.23 ± 16.00 24.26 ± 14.00 23.44 ± 5.17 69.89 ± 19.13 72.21 ± 17.78 0.80 ± 0.25 0.83 ± 0.30
Month 12 24.1 ± 12.00 26.91 ± 14.23 23.00 ± 13.00 23.76 ± 14.00 71.48 ± 40.00 69.18 ± 18.65 0.76 ± 0.36 0.84 ± 0.40
  1. All values are mean ± SD. There were no significant differences between groups. HP, high protein group; SP, standard protein group.