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Table 3 Patients' characteristics of thyroid function of all patients (= 24) before and the days from surgery are displayed

From: Clinical study on the status of transient thyrotoxicosis after surgery for secondary hyperparathyroidism patients with end-stage renal disease and normal thyroid function

VariablesBefore surgeryFirst day after surgeryThird day after surgeryFifth day after surgery
T3 (0.66–1.61 ng/ml)0.98 ± 0.231.62 ± 0.74**1.23 ± 0.521.02 ± 0.42
T4 (5.44–11.85 µg/dl)6.27 ± 1.7111.59 ± 3.70**12.67 ± 3.62††9.74 ± 2.61§§
fT3 (2.14–4.21 pg/ml)3.00 ± 0.4110.82 ± 7.22**7.34 ± 4.63††5.10 ± 2.70§
fT4 (0.59–1.25 ng/dl)0.68 ± 0.151.57 ± 0.78**1.91 ± 0.97††1.39 ± 0.58§§
sTSH (0.49–4.91 µIU/ml)2.17 ± 1.091.52 ± 0.85*0.92 ± 1.301.12 ± 2.47
Tg (0.00–50.03 ng/ml)9.93 ± 6.55242.13 ± 154.05**150.70 ± 132.08††58.79 ± 46.30§§
  1. Mean values and their standard deviation are given
  2. T3 triiodothyronine, T4 thyroxine, fT3 free triiodothyronine, fT4 free thyroxine, sTSH high sensitivity thyrotropin stimulating hormone, Tg thyroglobulin
  3. * Significant statistic difference between before surgery and one day from surgery (P value<0.05)
  4. ** Indicates < 0.001
  5. Significant statistic difference between before surgery and 3 days from surgery (< 0.05)
  6. ††Indicates < 0.001
  7. §Statistic difference between before surgery and 5 days from surgery (< 0.05)
  8. §§Indicates < 0.001