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Table 1 Perioperative inflammatory and tissue damage markers

From: Inhibition of neutrophil activity improves cardiac function after cardiopulmonary bypass

  Pre-CPB Post-CPB
  Control LIM Control LIM
Neutrophils (×103/μl) 5.9 ± 0.8 6.4 ± 0.3 13.4 ± 2.3 7.2 ± 1.8
PBL (×103/μl) 7.5 ± 2.1 7.9 ± 1.1 8.8 ± 0.4 8.2 ± 0.9
TNF-α (pg/ml) 68.4 ± 38.9 89.0 ± 25.3 255.3 ± 64.1 112.4 ± 55.7
CK (U/l) 418.1 ± 39.3 397.6 ± 22.0 727.9 ± 75.7 645.8 ± 89.4
CK-MB (U/l) 339.8 ± 44.7 384.9 ± 77.3 592.6 ± 79.3 517.5 ± 69.6
  1. CK: creatine kinase; CPB: cardiopulmonary bypass; PBL: peripheral blood lymphocytes; TNF: tumor necrosis factor