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Increased plasma levels of IL-6 and IL-8 are associated with surgical site infection after pancreaticoduodenectomy.

Authors
  • Kimura, Fumio
  • Shimizu, Hiroaki
  • Yoshidome, Hiroyuki
  • Ohtsuka, Masayuki
  • Kato, Atsushi
  • Yoshitomi, Hideyuki
  • Nozawa, Satoshi
  • Furukawa, Katsunori
  • Mitsuhashi, Noboru
  • Sawada, Shigeaki
  • Takeuchi, Dan
  • Ambiru, Satoshi
  • Miyazaki, Masaru
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pancreas
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2006
Volume
32
Issue
2
Pages
178–185
Identifiers
PMID: 16552338
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results suggest that, in addition to pancreatic exocrine function, IL-6 and IL-8 are associated with postoperative SSI, including pancreatic leakage after pancreaticoduodenectomy.

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