Table 3

Comparison of the pre- and postoperative immune indices of the study patients
Indices Preoperative Postoperative
The intervention group The control group P The intervention group The control group P
TLC 1.31 ± 0.42 1.28 ± 0.41 0.701 1.12 ± 0.37 1.08 ± 0.36 0.438
CD3 67.14 ± 8.58 65.74 ± 9.20 0.599 64.71 ± 10.51 66.07 ± 7.64 0.615
CD4 42.48 ± 8.91 38.92 ± 9.80 0.211 44.23 ± 9.46 41.74 ± 8.67 0.358
CD8 22.69 ± 8.85 23.92 ± 7.57 0.61 19.85 ± 7.36 21.47 ± 5.94 0.414
CD4/CD8 2.34 ± 1.19 1.90 ± 1.06 0.212 2.61 ± 1.33 2.16 ± 1.00 0.198

TLC, total T lymphocyte cells.

Wei et al.

Wei et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:25   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-25

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