Table 2

Changes in IL-6 concentrations (pg/ml) induced by PTCA

Before PTCA After PTCA
Whole cohort2.53 (0.36)3.58 (0.50)2-150
 Change (x-fold)1.56 (0.12)
POBA2.14 (0.35)2.69 (0.33)2-150
 Change (x-fold)1.34 (0.11)
PTRA2.59 (0.66)4.28 (0.97)2-150
 Change (x-fold)1.82 (0.21)
Stent implantation2.82 (0.78)3.76 (1.04)2-150
 Change (x-fold)1.52 (0.20)
  • Values are mean (SEM).

  • 2-150 p < 0.001 v before PTCA.