Interleukin-6 at discharge predicts all-cause mortality in patients with sepsis.

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PURPOSE Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a proinflammatory cytokine that plays a central role in the pathogenesis of sepsis. We aim to investigate the association between IL-6 and all-cause mortality in patients with sepsis. METHODS A cohort of 40 elderly patients with sepsis was identified between March 2009 and June 2010 at Rambam Health Medical Campus, Haifa… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.06.011

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@article{Naffaa2013Interleukin6AD, title={Interleukin-6 at discharge predicts all-cause mortality in patients with sepsis.}, author={Mohammad E Naffaa and Badira F. Makhoul and Amjad Tobia and Marielle Kaplan and Doron Aronson and Walid R Saliba and Zaher S. Azzam}, journal={The American journal of emergency medicine}, year={2013}, volume={31 9}, pages={1361-4} }