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Table 5 The relationship between biomarker levels at 6 h and outcomes at age 12 months

From: The effects of selective head cooling versus whole-body cooling on some neural and inflammatory biomarkers: a randomized controlled pilot study

Biomarkers Patients with adverse outcomes (n = 18) Patients with favorable outcomes (n = 13)
IL-6 (pg mL−1) 121.1 (31.4–334.3)* 33.2 (13.0–61.7)
IL-1β (pg mL−1) 2.3 (2.1–2.5) 2.3 (2.0–2.5)
TNF-α (pg mL−1) 16.6 (10.8–32.7) 16.5 (13.3–21.0)
NSE (μg L−1) 0.55 (0.44–1.10) 1.31 (0.46–2.15)
S100B (ng mL−1) 0.08 (0.06–0.13) 0.08 (0.07–0.15)
S100 (ng L−1) 13.5 (5.8–31.0) 22.4 (1.3–136.4)
CKBB (ng mL−1) 2.1 (1.5–3.5) 1.9 (1.4–2.4)
L/C ratio 19.0 (2.64–47.89)* 0.12 (0.04–0.36)
  1. Data shown as median (IQR)
  2. *There is a significant difference between groups (P < 0.05)