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Table 3 Plasmatic inflammatory mediators

From: Effects of two different strategies of fluid administration on inflammatory mediators, plasma electrolytes and acid/base disorders in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery: a randomized double blind study

   IL – 6 (pg*ml-1) IL – 8 (pg*ml-1) IL- 10 (pg*ml-1)
UBS T0 5.6 [3.2 - 13.3] 2.9 [1.3 – 4.8] 1.3 [0.9 – 2.6]
  T1 146 [83–243] 14.5 [5.3 - 18] 16.8 [9.1 – 31.1]
  T2 391.1 [196–631] 21.3 [8.5 – 31.7] 24.9 [13.5 – 56.1]
  T3 131.9 [106–179] 11.2 [4.4 – 14.9] 6.8 [4.5 – 14.1]
BS T0 4.9 [2.8 - 7.4] 2.5 [1.6 – 3.9] 1.2 [1.0 – 1.8]
  T1 208.8 [59–391] 12.3 [4.5 – 21.8] 30.6* [15.2 – 49.3]
  T2 430.6 [149–539] 28.2 [12.6 – 34.1] 41.1* [19.3 – 63.8]
  T3 138 [98–178] 12.6 [8.9 – 17.6] 14.2* [7.0 – 18.2]
  1. UBS = Un-Balanced Solution group; BS = Balanced Solution group.
  2. Results are expressed as median and 25th -75th percentile for IL-6 and IL-8; as mean ± SD for active MMP-9. * P < 0.01.