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Table 1 Evaluation of the histopathologic changes in the lung

From: The effect of erythropoietin to pulmonary injury and mast cells secondary to acute pancreatitis

Lung injury score Groups [median (min-max)] p
  Sham Control EPO*  
Alveolar congestion 0 1 (0-1) 0 0,368
Hemorrhage 0 2 (1-2) 1 (0-1) 0,001
Alveolar septal infiltration 0 2 (1-2) 1 (1-1) 0,001
Alveolar wall thickness 0 2 (1-2) 1 (1-1) 0,001
  1. Histopathological score: “0” normal, “1”mild, “2”moderate.
  2. *Group EPO: Erythropoietin therapy group.
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