Chaiqin Chengqi Decoction decreases IL-6 levels in patients with acute pancreatitis

  title={Chaiqin Chengqi Decoction decreases IL-6 levels in patients with acute pancreatitis},
  author={L. Wang and Y. Li and Qin Ma and Yong Liu and Y. Rui and P. Xue and Z. Zhou},
  journal={Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B},
  • L. Wang, Y. Li, +4 authors Z. Zhou
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B
  • ObjectiveIn this paper, we investigated the effect of the traditional Chinese medicine Chaiqin Chengqi Decoction (CQCQD) on serum cytokines in acute pancreatitis (AP) patients.MethodsPeripheral blood samples from 107 AP patients were collected within the first 48 h of AP onset and on the 10th day of CQCQD treatment. Control samples were collected from 20 healthy individuals. Serum proinflammatory cytokines tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) and interleukin-6 (IL-6), and anti-inflammatory cytokines… CONTINUE READING
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