Interleukin 1β plasma levels. Samples obtained at baseline and after resuscitation. Data represent mean ± SEM (8 animals per group). *
p < 0.05 vs. baseline group 2 (resuscitation without vagus nerve stimulation), final group 1 (sham), and final group 3 (resuscitation with vagus nerve stimulation); one way analysis of variance (ANOVA). VNS = Vagus nerve stimulation.