Evaluation of Thyroxine (t4) Binding Proteins and of Thyroid Hormone: Serum Fractions in Children after Car Diac Surgery

Abstract

Non-thyroidal illness was evaluated in 9 children, chronological age 3.88±3.16 y ([Xmacr ]+SD), before (B), immediately after (I), and 24 and 48 hs after cardiac surgery. Serum levels of T-binding globulin (TBG), and T4-binding prealbumin (TBPA), albumin (ALB), Total T4 and T3 (TT4, TT3), Albound T4 and T3 (ALB-b T4 and T3), free T4 and T3 (by calculation… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199010000-00033

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