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Table 3 Association between cytokine genotypes and 2 months or 6 months postop OSW changes in IVDD patients

From: Association of interleukin 2, interleukin 12, and interferon-γ with intervertebral disc degeneration in Iranian population

Cytokine Position Genotype 2 months postop 6 months postop
MD ± SD (MD) P-value MD ± SD (MD) P-value
IL-12 -1188 AA −18.75 ± 5.69 0.19 −24.54 ± 5.60 0.07
CA −21.36 ± 6.01 −27.59 ± 3.69
CC −21.50 ± 5.08 −26.50 ± 5.16
IFN-γ + 874 AA −20.08 ± 5.44 0.99 −25.82 ± 4.54 0.98
AT −20.11 ± 5.92 − 25.92 ± 5.18
TT −20.35 ± 6.12 − 25.57 ± 6.33
IL-2 −330 GG −27.50 ± 0.70 0.12 −28.00 ± 2.82 0.82
TG −19.54 ± 5.90 −25.80 ± 5.27
TT −21.37 ± 4.03 −25.50 ± 4.75
IL-2 + 166 GG −20.66 ± 5.38 0.33 −26.21 ± 4.27 0.27
GT −19.12 ± 6.14 −25.19 ± 5.85
TT −26.00 −33.00