TABLE 1

Baseline characteristics of the 95 children in this studya

Patient characteristicMean (SD)Median (range)
Age (yrs)6.2 (2.6)5.9 (2.1–11.7)
Body wt (kg)23.9 (9.8)21.5 (11.0–51.0)
Height (cm)117.7 (19.4)120.0 (86.0–158.0)
Alanine aminotransferase (IU/liter)26.8 (40.2)20.3 (3.3–374.4)
Aspartate aminotransferase (IU/liter)33.8 (32.3)25.4 (13.8–245.6)
Blood urea nitrogen (mmol/liter)3.3 (1.0)3.1 (1.8–6.7)
Serum creatinine concn (μmol/liter)36.0 (6.8)35.4 (23.5–49.1)
  • a Subjects included 53 males and 42 females.