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Table 3 Serum IL-6 and CRP before and after receiving colchicine treatment in the patient group

From: Colchicine ameliorates the chronic inflammatory state in patients with chronic rheumatic valvular heart disease: a pilot study

  Before After Test value P value
CRP level (IU/ml) Mean ± SD 6.09 ± 4.39 3.34 ± 3.07 6.099 0.0001
Range 0–12 0–12
IL-6 level (ng/L) Mean ± SD 113.57 ± 37.41 45.57 ± 20.39 12.501 0.0001
Range 30–160 25–100
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 interleukin-6, SD standard deviation