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Table 2 Biochemical parameters at baseline, 4 h and 24 h after the beginning of amino acid (AA) infusion

From: Influence of the amount of co-infused amino acids on post-therapeutic potassium levels in peptide receptor radionuclide therapy

  Normal range Baseline (75 g AA) Baseline (50 g AA) pvalue (baseline 75 g vs. 50 g AA) 4 h post-infusion (75 g AA) 4 h post-infusion (50 g AA) pvalue (4 h post-infusion 75 g vs. 50 g AA) 24 h post-infusion (75 g AA) 24 h post-infusion (50 g AA) pvalue (24 h post-infusion 75 g vs. 50 g AA)
Potassium (mmol/l) 3.5-5 4.4?±?0.4 4.3?±?0.42 0.491 5.8?±?0.7 5.7?±?0.8 0.338 4.5?±?0.4 4.6?±?0.4 0.243
GFR (ml/min) >60 89.5?±?27.1 89.4?±?24.6 0.862 85.3?±?24.8 84.0?±?26.2 0.324 84.6?±?26.2 93.2?±?26.9 0.011
Creatinine (mg/dl) <0.95 0.89?±?0.27 0.85?±?0.28 0.444 0.92?±?0.24 0.91?±?0.26 0.952 0.93?±?0.25 0.83?±?0.19 0.016
BUN (mg/dl) 10-50 33.28?±?12.86 30.91?±?14.16 0.808 41.88?±?12.23 40.2?±?14.06 0.872 35.62?±?13.81 34.7?±?22.16 0.099
Phosphate (mmol/l) 0.87-1.45 1.08?±?0.19 1.06?±?0.17 0.601 0.85?±?0.16 0.96?±?0.16 0.167 1.16?±?0.25 1.15?±?0.24 0.074
Chloride (mmol/l) 94-110 99.00?±?2.00 109.44?±?27.95 0.180 106.00?±?4.59 109.13?±?2.29 0.102 103.55?±?5.24 107.15?±?2.67 0.157
LDH (U/l) <250 216.65?±?66.11 205.04?±?57.65 0.811 223.41?±?55.08 257.18?±?128.22 0.953 217.2?±?52.58 247.69?±?82.70 0.674
  1. Values are means?±?SD. GFR glomerular filtration rate, BUN blood urea nitrogen, LDH lactate dehydrogenase, mmol/l millimoles per litre, ml/min millilitres per minute, mg/dl milligrams per decilitre, U/l units per litre. Values in italics denote significant difference.