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Interleukin-2 as a predictor of early postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiopulmonary bypass graft (CABG).

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Recently, inflammation has been considered as a risk factor of postoperative atrial fibrillation (PAF). The main purpose of this study was to estimate the connections between occurrence of PAF and cytokine release. Thirty-three patients who qualified for cardiopulmonary bypass graft (CABG) were included in the study. Blood was taken from all of them before CABG, then 3 h, 24 h, and 72 h afterwards. Cytokine (IL-6, IL-2, IL-4, IL-10, IFN-gamma, TNF-alpha) concentration was measured at every ti...

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10.1089/jir.2008.0082.2906

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Myśliwska, J More by this author
Wieckiewicz, J More by this author
Szyndler, K More by this author
Siebert, J More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of interferon and cytokine research : the official journal of the International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research
Volume:
29
Issue:
6
Pages:
327-332
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1557-7465
ISSN:
1079-9907
URN:
uuid:f8d23c9e-b02f-454e-a34d-47c6f168e25b
Source identifiers:
400741
Local pid:
pubs:400741

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