Childhood parapneumonic effusions - Biochemical and inflammatory markers


Utine G., Ozcelik U., Yalcin E., Dogru D., Kiper N., Aslan A., ...More

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 128 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1378/chest.128.3.1436
  • Journal Name: CHEST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1436-1441
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

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,