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Table 2 Cortisol, IL-6 and CRP levels before and 6 h, 24 h and 3 days after THA

From: Comparison of cortisol and inflammatory response between aged and middle-aged patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty: a prospective observational study

Parameters Aged Middle-aged t/Z P
Cortisol
(nmol/L)
Preoperation 314.84 ± 89.65 291.93 ± 111.00 −1.38 0.17
6 h 701.85 ± 156.32 807.12 ± 161.34 2.57 0.01
24 h 550.99 ± 210.73 607.70 ± 214.31 −0.72 0.47
POD3 562.63 ± 142.70 609.00 ± 153.53 1.21 0.23
IL-6
(pg/ml)
Preoperation 3.54 ± 1.55 3.96 ± 1.59 1.05 0.30
6 h 64.14 ± 16.43 52.81 ± 29.16 −2.48 0.01
24 h 165.35 ± 50.50 114.53 ± 56.78 −3.47 <0.01
POD3 32.60 ± 13.42 28.99 ± 15.01 −1.21 0.23
CRP
(mg/L)
Preoperation 3.35 ± 1.88 2.87 ± 1.27 −0.61 0.54
6 h 3.70 ± 2.27 3.14 ± 1.88 −0.98 0.33
24 h 90.47 ± 22.44 81.56 ± 21.09 −1.59 0.12
POD3 119.40 ± 32.06 100.27 ± 25.34 −2.56 0.01