BACKGROUND:The aim of our study was to evaluate in patients with acute ischemic stroke the relationship between immuno-inflammatory variables, clinical outcome and infarct site.MATERIALS AND METHODS:We evaluated plasma levels of IL-1beta, TNF-alpha, IL-6 and IL-10, E-selectin, P-selectin, sICAM-1 ,sVCAM-1 vWF, TPA and PAI-1.RESULTS:Patients with cardioembolic subtype showed significantly higher median plasma levels of TNF-alpha, IL-6, IL-1beta whereas the lacunar subtype showed significantly lower median plasma levels of TNF-alpha, IL-6 and IL-1beta.CONCLUSIONS:A significant association was noted between the severity of neurological deficit at admission, the diagnostic subtype and some inflammatory variables.
|Numero di pagine||6|
|Rivista||Journal of Neuroimmunology|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2009|
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