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Table 4 D-dimer changes before and after PICC insertion

From: Peripherally inserted central venous catheter in upper extremities leads to an increase in D-dimer and deep vein thrombosis in lower extremities

  N D-dimer (mg/L) t P
Before PICC insertion 92 0.86 ± 0.84 -7.07 0.000
After PICC insertion 92 1.78 ± 1.45
  1. Note: PICC refers to peripherally inserted central venous catheter