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Table 6 The relationship between biomarker levels at 72 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) 60.3 (29.1–121.1)* 24.6 (3.9–45.0)
IL-1β (pg mL−1) 2.1 (2.0–2.2) 2.3 (2.1–2.7)
TNF-α (pg mL−1) 17.7 (12.2–41.3) 22.8 (15.7–31.9)
NSE (μg L−1) 0.52 (0.38–0.74) 0.98 (0.44–2.13)
S100B (ng mL−1) 0.09 (0.06–0.12) 0.11 (0.07–0.21)
S100 (ng L−1) 1.9 (0.4–15.8) 3.5 (0.7–20.1)
CKBB (ng mL−1) 0.8 (0.6–1.5) 1.0 (0.7–1.3)
L/C ratio 0.13 (0.04–0.26)* 0.04 (0.03–0.06)
  1. Data shown as median (IQR)
  2. *There is a significant difference between groups (P < 0.05)