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Table 3 Inflammatory and cerebral markers at angiography and at the intensive care unit follow-up clinic

From: Retinal arterial blood flow and retinal changes in patients with sepsis: preliminary study using fluorescein angiography

  Patients with short arterial filling time <8.28 seconds (n = 15) Patients with prolonged arterial filling time >8.28 seconds (n = 16) ICU follow-up clinic P value
S100B, μg/L 0.19 [0.097–0.45] 0.12 [0.06–0.22] 0.04 [0–0.05] <0.001
NSE, μg/L 23.5 [13.3–39.2] 22.3 [8.8–34.2] 13.4 [0.82–17.2] 0.035
IL-6, pg/ml 101 [13.4–525.6] 39.4 [19.6–77.6] 3.7 [0.58–8.56] <0.001
TNF-α, pg/ml 29.5 [20.2–82.5] 28.3 [19.5–49] 13.9 [9.3–20.8] 0.002
  1. Abbreviations: ICU Intensive care unit, IL-6 Interleukin 6, NSE Neuron-specific enolase, S100B Calcium-binding protein B, TNF-α Tumor necrosis factor-α