The Soluble Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor I Is an Early Predictor of Local Infective Complications After Colorectal Surgery


The clinical implications of increased cytokine levels after major surgery remain unclear. In this study, systemic concentration of a spectrum of cytokines, including interleukins IL-6, IL-8, IL-10, IL-1ra, and soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor-I (sTNF-RI) was examined in patients with and without postoperative septic complications following colorectal… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1020022006043


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