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Table Intact PTH levels in pg/ml (mean ± SEM; normal range: 9–46 pg/ml)

From: Critical illness is associated with elevated parathyroid hormone

  Medical ICU pts Renal impaired pts Cardiac surgery pts
   24 h after   48 h after   1 h after
  Baseline sedation Baseline sedation Baseline extubation
Propofol 84.9 ± 15.1 69.2 ± 19.2 126.3 ± 23.6 119.9 ± 44.7 40.6 ± 2.4 62.3 ± 5.3
  (n = 26) (n = 22) (n = 19) (n = 15) (n = 46) (n = 46)
Propofol EDTA 92.0 ± 18.6 72.1 ± 26.4 234.4 ± 52.2 141.1 ± 33.6 40.0 ± 2.9 67.6 ± 5.5
  (n = 21) (n = 14) (n = 18) (n = 13) (n = 44) (n = 44)