Different profiles of cytokine expression during mild and severe acute pancreatitis.

@article{Dambrauskas2010DifferentPO,
  title={Different profiles of cytokine expression during mild and severe acute pancreatitis.},
  author={Žilvinas Dambrauskas and Nathalia A. Giese and Antanas Gulbinas and Thomas Giese and Pascal O. Berberat and Juozas Pundzius and Giedrius Barauskas and Helmut Friess},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 15},
  pages={1845-53}
}
AIM To study secretion patterns of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines, and activation of various cellular subsets of leukocytes in peripheral blood. METHODS We have conducted a prospective observational study. One hundred and eight patients with a diagnosis of acute pancreatitis and onset of the disease within last 72 h were included in this study. The mRNA expression of 25 different types of cytokines in white blood cells was determined by quantitative real time polymerase chain reaction… CONTINUE READING