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Table. 2.

Correlations between FVC and DLCO and serum cytokines and biomarkers

TNF-α IL-6 MMP-7 SP-D KL-6
FVC
rs −0.074 −0.085 −0.267 −0.250 −0.223
p-value 0.368 0.305 0.001 0.002 0.006
DLCO
rs −0.127 −0.063 −0.404 −0.286 −0.226
p-value 0.131 0.454 0.000 0.001 0.007

FVC: forced vital capacity, DLCO: diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide, TNF-α: tumor necrosis factor α, IL-6: interleukin 6, MMP-7: matrix metallopeptidase 7, SP-D: surfactant protein D, KL-6: Krebs von den Lungen 6.

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