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Table 1 IL-6 and CRP levels over the study period

From: Normal trajectory of Interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in the perioperative period of total knee arthroplasty under an enhanced recovery after surgery scenario

ParameterTimeMean (SD)95% CIIQRMedianRange
IL-6 (pg/mL)12 h preoperative3.28 ± 2.572.77–3.802.262.800.75–16.34
12 h postoperative54.46 ± 77.8839.01–69.9236.9029.460.75–625.20
48 h postoperative56.29 ± 41.2048.12–64.4744.7545.1712.43–290.40
3 days postoperative32.23 ± 21.3228.00–36.4618.9626.620.75–118.90
2 weeks postoperative6.59 ± 5.245.55–7.634.894.550.75–26.20
CRP (mg/L)12 h preoperative3.35 ± 2.112.93–3.771.852.671.02–16.20
12 h postoperative25.17 ± 20.4721.11–29.2420.0817.801.35–84.90
48 h postoperative66.57 ± 43.1158.02–75.1263.0258.856.39–198
3 days postoperative75.98 ± 40.0168.04–83.9250.4576.650.5–196
2 weeks postoperative6.67 ± 5.235.64–7.714.644.871.54–30.90
  1. IL-6 interleukin-6, CRP C-reactive protein, SD standard deviation, CI confidence interval, IQR interquartile range