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Table 2 Changes in the levels of acylcarnitine esters from baseline to 24 h postoperatively

From: Remote ischaemic preconditioning influences the levels of acylcarnitines in vascular surgery: a randomised clinical trial

  SHAM RIPC RIPC vs SHAM p value
Change (µmol/L) p value Change (µmol/L) p value
C0 2.900 (− 2.700 to 7.200) 0.0173 1.600 (− 2.500 to 7.200) 0.0628 0.7057
C2 − 0.850 (− 2.300 to 0.230) 0.0149 − 1.300 (− 2.710 to 0.270) 0.0051 0.7912
C3 − 0.009 (− 0.152 to 0.160)  < 0.0001 − 0.077 (− 0.250 to 0.083)  < 0.0001 0.2428
C3-DC − 0.003 (− 0.018 to 0.010) 0.3944 − 0.004 (− 0.017 to 0.008) 0.0488 0.7231
C3-OH 0.002 (− 0.010 to 0.011) 0.4809 − 0.005 (− 0.018 to 0.007) 0.0233 0.0232
C3:1 − 0.002 (− 0.012 to 0.008) 0.9557 − 0.001 (− 0.014 to 0.008) 0.4578 0.6078
C4 0.008 (− 0.043 to 0.078)  < 0.0001 − 0.020 (− 0.075 to 0.042)  < 0.0001 0.2042
C4:1 0.002 (− 0.007 to 0.011) 0.2679 − 0.003 (− 0.014 to 0.011) 0.2227 0.0976
C5 − 0.005 (− 0.036 to 0.061)  < 0.0001 − 0.045 (− 0.107 to 0.045)  < 0.0001 0.0553
C5-DC (C6-OH) 0.003 (− 0.014 to 0.013) 0.8467 0.000 (− 0.010 to 0.017) 0.4274 0.7236
C5-M-DC 0.008 (− 0.005 to 0.026) 0.0504 0.005 (− 0.007 to 0.015) 0.1865 0.3989
C5-OH (C3-DC-M) 0.002 (− 0.013 to 0.006) 0.4681 − 0.003 (− 0.011 to 0.005) 0.3501 0.6769
C5:1 0.000 (− 0.008 to 0.010) 0.7822 − 0.007 (− 0.017 to 0.006) 0.2437 0.0583
C5:1-DC 0.003 (− 0.007 to 0.011) 0.0931 − 0.001 (− 0.006 to 0.007) 0.5304 0.1824
C6 (C4:1-DC) − 0.001 (− 0.004 to 0.001) 0.2417 − 0.001 (− 0.004 to 0.001) 0.2027 0.7639
C6:1 0.000 (− 0.001 to 0.001) 0.8706 − 0.001 (− 0.001 to 0.001) 0.0482 0.1071
C7-DC − 0.003 (− 0.011 to 0.007) 0.1833 − 0.001 (− 0.010 to 0.007) 0.2147 0.9025
C8 − 0.026 (− 0.062 to (− 0.001)) 0.0017 − 0.035 (− 0.059 to 0.002) 0.0002 0.9658
C9 − 0.001 (− 0.014 to 0.016) 0.8637 − 0.005 (− 0.020 to 0.006) 0.0230 0.0590
C10 − 0.097 (− 0.150 to (− 0.015))  < 0.0001 − 0.078 (− 0.0198 to (− 0.012))  < 0.0001 0.9348
C10:1 − 0.022 (− 0.53 to 0.002) 0.0005 − 0.021 (− 0.062 to 0.001)  < 0.0001 0.6856
C10:2 − 0.002 (− 0.019 to 0.014) 0.4419 − 0.010 (− 0.021 to 0.002) 0.0074 0.1454
C12 − 0.015 (− 0.047 to 0.005)  < 0.0001 − 0.017 (− 0.045 to 0.006)  < 0.0001 0.8395
C12-DC − 0.007 (− 0.024 to 0.005) 0.0699 0.001 (− 0.010 to 0.019) 0.9137 0.1800
C12:1 − 0.019 (− 0.045 to 0.000) 0.0015 − 0.030 (− 0.056 to (− 0.009))  < 0.0001 0.2160
C14 − 0.004 (− 0.011 to 0.003)  < 0.0001 − 0.004 (− 0.013 to 0.005)  < 0.0001 0.9039
C14:1 − 0.018 (− 0.037 to (− 0.005))  < 0.0001 − 0.024 (− 0.037 to (− 0.004))  < 0.0001 0.9379
C14:1-OH − 0.001 (− 0.007 to 0.008) 0.8262 − 0.002 (− 0.006 to 0.004) 0.5096 0.5179
C14:2 − 0.009 (− 0.018 to (− 0.001))  < 0.0001 − 0.004 (− 0.015 to 0.001) 0.0018 0.1529
C14:2-OH 0.001 (− 0.008 to 0.007) 0.9380 0.000 (− 0.004 to 0.007) 0.2544 0.9720
C16 − 0.034 (− 0.053 to (− 0.012)  < 0.0001 − 0.030 (− 0.048 to (− 0.003))  < 0.0001 0.3668
C16-OH − 0.004 (− 0.009 to 0.004) 0.3247 − 0.002 (− 0.014 to 0.005) 0.2893 0.7603
C16:1 − 0.012 (− 0.023 to 0.001)  < 0.0001 − 0.009 (− 0.019 to (− 0.002)) 0.0003 0.6482
C16:1-OH − 0.002 (− 0.010 to 0.005) 0.0542 − 0.004 (− 0.012 to 0.004) 0.0718 0.8257
C16:2 0.000 (− 0.009 to 0.009) 0.3098 − 0.001 (− 0.014 to 0.010) 0.4121 0.9348
C16:2-OH − 0.002 (− 0.005 to 0.003) 0.4349 − 0.002 (− 0.006 to 0.005) 0.8756 0.8915
C18 − 0.029 (− 0.930 to (− 0.010)  < 0.0001 − 0.032 (− 0.860 to (− 0.010))  < 0.0001 0.8032
C18:1 − 0.054 (− 0.086 to (− 0.020))  < 0.0001 − 0.052 (− 0.082 to (− 0.026))  < 0.0001 0.4525
C18:1-OH − 0.005 (− 0.014 to 0.001) 0.0045 0.000 (− 0.009 to 0.005) 0.9242 0.0980
C18:2 − 0.017 (− 0.024 to (− 0.004))  < 0.0001 − 0.016 (− 0.029 to (− 0.007))  < 0.0001 0.4541
  1. Data (with non-normal distribution) is shown as median change (interquartile range). Statistically significant p values are in italics. p values were calculated with Wilcoxon rank-sum test