Childhood parapneumonic effusions - Biochemical and inflammatory markers


Utine G., Ozcelik U., Yalcin E., DOĞRU ERSÖZ D., Kiper N., ASLAN A. T. , ...More

CHEST, vol.128, no.3, pp.1436-1441, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 128 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1378/chest.128.3.1436
  • Title of Journal : CHEST
  • Page Numbers: pp.1436-1441
  • Keywords: interleukin-8, inflammation, nitric oxide, pediatric parapneumonic effusion, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, TUMOR-NECROSIS-FACTOR, NITRIC-OXIDE SYNTHESIS, PLEURAL FLUID, MESOTHELIAL CELLS, FACTOR-ALPHA, CYTOKINES, MANAGEMENT, SPACE

Abstract

Study objectives: Biochemical and inflammatory markers in pleural inflammation were evaluated in pediatric cases of parapneumonic effusions, and interleukin (IL)-8 and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha concentrations were tested for possible differentiation of the complicated nature of effusions,