Research Article

Dexmedetomidine Improves Lung Function by Promoting Inflammation Resolution in Patients Undergoing Totally Thoracoscopic Cardiac Surgery

Figure 3

Changes in the perioperative serum levels of inflammatory factors. (a) Serum IL-6 level. (b) Serum TNF-α level. (c) Serum ICAM-1 level. A higher level with a value of <0.05 for a within-group comparison at the time point T1. #A higher level with a value of <0.05 in comparison with the Con group at the same time point.