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Table 1

From: Endocrine responses to major abdominal surgery

  Day -1 Day 0 Day 1 Day 2 P value
F (μg/dl) 15 20 17 13 0.03
ACTH (pg/ml) 21 129 10 8 0.001
T3 (ng/dl) 100 ± 22 82 ± 18 72 ± 17 69 ± 15 0.001
fT4 (ng/dl) 1.3 ± 0.2 1.5 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 0.3 NS
TSH (μIU/ml) 1.0 1.1 0.9 1.0 NS
IGF-1 (ng/ml) 75 46 58 49 0.001
  1. NS, not significant.