Interleukin-6 for the diagnosis of ovarian torsion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Abstract

Ovarian torsion may have significant fertility implications. Interleukin-6 is a pro-inflammatory cytokine, which may act as a helpful diagnostic test. Our objective was to investigate the accuracy of serum interleukin-6 in the diagnosis of ovarian torsion in women with ultrasonographic evidence of an ovarian cyst. An electronic search of published data… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/01443615.2013.788622

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@article{Christopoulos2013Interleukin6FT, title={Interleukin-6 for the diagnosis of ovarian torsion: a systematic review and meta-analysis.}, author={Georgios Christopoulos and Stephanie Goubet and Tricia Kelly}, journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology}, year={2013}, volume={33 5}, pages={438-41} }