Table 3: Mean ± SD values of B-cell activating factor (BAFF), interleukin-6, -10, and -15 (IL-6, -10, and -15), C-reactive protein (CRP), beta-2 microglobulin (B2M), Ki-67 proliferation index (Ki-67 PI), and plasma cell infiltration before and after effective treatment ( for CRP, for B2M, and for other cases).

PretreatmentPosttreatment

BAFF (pg/mL)889.2 ± 681.4303.4 ± 163.5
IL-6 (pg/mL)7.5 ± 5.22.6 ± 1.3
IL-10 (pg/mL)174.6 ± 77.0131.3 ± 21.3
IL-15 (pg/mL)9.5 ± 4.96.6 ± 1.8
CRR (mg/dL) 0.95 ± 0.660.51 ± 0.20
B2M (mg/L)3.65 ± 3.192.06 ± 0.77
Ki-67 PI (%)9.3 ± 7.52.7 ± 2.4
Infiltration (%)39.4 ± 19.36.7 ± 5.1