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Table 3 Interleukin 6 level

From: Effect of sternal closure with biological bone adhesive on pain visual analogue score and serum cytokine

  CWC(n = 32) AEC(n = 30)  
Outcome variables Mean +/− SD Mean +/− SD p Value
Pre-op 7.44 +/− 7.86 5.53 +/− 6.01 0.353
Time post-operative    
6 hours 15.987 +/− 5.528 12.809 +/− 5.593 0.044
24 hours 15. 795 +/− 5.045 12.199 +/− 5.890 0.021
48 hours 15.770 +/− 5.526 12.056 +/− 5.046 0.015
72 hours 13.752 +/− 6.325 11.438 +/− 4.782 0.150
  1. CWC: Conventional wire closure.
  2. AEC: Adhesive enhanced closure.