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Table 1 Demographic data and exocrine function

From: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography of the pancreas shows impaired perfusion in pancreas insufficient cystic fibrosis patients

  CFI (n = 13) CFS (n = 12) HC (n = 20) p
Age 21 (16–52) * 21 (16–70)* 26 (18–66) *  
Gender (♀/♂) 6 / 7 6 / 6 13 / 7  
Body mass index 21 (19–23) 22 (21–25) 22 (20–25)  
Sweat [Cl] 113 (100–130) 72 (66–78) ***
F-Elastase (μg/g) 0 (0–2) 571 (512–612) ***
D-bicarbonate (meq/L) 11 (11–19) 118 (96–130) ***
  1. Values are expressed as medians (IQ range) unless otherwise stated (*Median (Range) (CFI/ CFS: Cystic fibrosis insufficient/ sufficient, HC: Healthy controls). *: < 0.05, **: < 0.01, *** < 0.001)