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Table 2 Baseline values of significantly altered cytokines presented as median and inter-quartile range (IQR) and average percentage of the change after cross clamping of the aorta vs. common femoral artery

From: Hypoxia-induced inflammation and purinergic signaling in cross clamping the human aorta

  Aorta Femoral P value*
IL-6
 Baseline (pg/mL) 15.3 (10.8–17.7) 12.5 (11.1–24.5) NS
 % change 667 % 96 % 0.006
IL-8 40.0 (33.2–51.3) 29.5 (27.0–39.1) NS
75 % 17 % 0.361
IL-2Rα 89.7 (77.4–160) 65 (39.6–174) NS
152 % 7 % 0.068
IL-16 142 (81–172) 154 (46–194) NS
129 % 20 % 0.068
GROα 30.9 (20.8–52.5) 58.0 (34.7–77.9) NS
252 % 84 % 0.144
HGF 681 (599–865) 688 (560–1225) NS
760 % 33 % 0.045
M-CSF 10.3 (5.45–15.9) 11.1 (4.33–57.5) NS
853 % 197 % 0.055
SDF-1α 69.6 (32.0–130) 75.4 (41.3–77) NS
447 % 10 % 0.154
  1. * Mann–Whitney U test