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Table 2 Concentrations of cytokines

From: Clinical experience with lipopolysaccharide adsorber in cardiac surgery

  Preanaesthesia 10 min declamp Skin suture 6 hours postoperative ANOVA P value
TNFα (pg/ml)      
   Adsorber 7.18 ± 4.3 11.6 ± 4.4 11.9 ± 4.7 5.3 ± 1.6 Not significant
   Controls 11.88 ± 10.1 4.0 ± 0.5 5.4 ± 0.9 5.4 ± 1.2 Not significant
IL-6 (pg/ml)      
   Adsorber 8.88 ± 2.9 46.0 ± 19.6 38.6 ± 16.1 87.3 ± 19.0 <0.05
   Controls 2.47 ± 0.6 38.7 ± 20.0 51.4 ± 25.3 117.6 ± 36.9 <0.05
IL-1β (pg/ml)      
   Adsorber 0.19 ± 0.1 1.10 ± 0.6 1.50 ± 0.9 0.36 ± 0.31 Not significant
   Controls 0.20 ± 0.1 0.02 ± 0.02 0.11 ± 0.01 0.01 ± 0.01 Not significant
  1. Data presented as the mean ± SEM.