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2020 Mar

Eur Spine J



Inflammatory mediators and the risk of falls among older women with acute low back pain: data from Back Complaints in the Elders (BACE)-Brazil.


Zille de Queiroz B, de Britto Rosa N M, Pereira D S, Lopes R A, Leopoldino A A O, Thomasini R L, Felício D C, Lustosa L P, Pereira L S M
Eur Spine J. 2020 Mar; 29(3):549-555.
PMID: 31606818.


To investigate the association between plasma levels of inflammatory cytokines (interleukin [IL]-1-β, IL-6, tumor necrosis factor [TNF]-α, and the soluble TNF receptor 1 [sTNF-R1]), disability, and risk of falls in older women with acute low back pain (LBP).