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Table 5 Correlation of brain TUNEL positive cells with serum and CSF cytokine measurements

From: Systemic pro-inflammatory cytokine status following therapeutic hypothermia in a piglet hypoxia-ischemia model

Measurements Basal Ganglia White matter
Coef p Value Coef p Value
Serum cytokines
 IL-1β 0.92 0.004 0.56 0.19
 IL-4 0.04 0.94 0.12 0.80
 IL-6 0.00 1.00 0.05 0.91
 IL-8 0.91 0.005 0.31 0.50
 IL-10 0.44 0.33 −0.36 0.43
 TNF-α 0.69 0.08 −0.12 0.79
CSF cytokines
 IL-1β 0.55 0.26 0.81 0.05
 IL-4 0.34 0.51 −0.26 0.62
 IL-6 −0.32 0.54 0.00 1.00
 IL-8 −0.76 0.08 −0.83 0.04
 IL-10 0.70 0.12 0.09 0.86
 TNF-α 0.67 0.15 0.67 0.15
  1. Bold p values indicate significance at p < 0.05
  2. Association between the different variables was assessed based on Spearman’s rank correlation