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Table 2 Mean TNF-α levels (pg/ml) in both investigated groups before and after resection

From: Oxidative and pre-inflammatory stress in wedge resection of pulmonary parenchyma using the radiofrequency ablation technique in a swine model

TNF-α Control group RFA group
No Before After Dif Before After Dif
1 3.96 11.02 7.06 2.68 12.53 9.85
2 3.60 9.05 5.45 3.24 10.26 7.02
3 2.84 5.76 2.92 7.36 12.48 5.12
4 3.75 9.33 5.58 6.16 14.32 8.16
5 3.96 10.31 6.35 5.96 12.33 6.37
6 6.13 10.38 4.25 3.72 17.45 13.73
7 3.82 8.96 5.14 2.65 11.73 9.08
Mean ± SD 4.01 ± 1.01 9.26 ± 1.72   4.54 ± 1.91 13 ± 2.3  
p 0.005