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Table 1 Hormone levels day 1 and day 4 after trauma

From: Acute neuro-endocrine profile and prediction of outcome after severe brain injury

Hormone Reference range Day 1 mean ± sem Day 4 mean ± sem p-value
Cortisol morning 200-800 302 ± 30 494 ± 168 ns
(nmol/L)
Cortisol evening 50-600 355 ± 38 610 ± 222 ns
(nmol/L)
fT4 12-22 17.3 ± 0.6 13.8 ± 0.4 0.0001
(pmol/L)
fT3 3.1- 6.8 3.7 ± 0.1 2.8 ± 0.1 0.0001
(pmol/L)
TSH 0.27-4.20 0.9 ± 0.1 1.7 ± 0.3 0.03
(mlU/L)
Prolactin males 86-324 357 ± 25 409 ± 27 0.02
(mlU/L)
Prolactin females 102-496 571 ± 38 795 ± 75 0.02
(mlU/L)
SHBG males 14-48 22.1 ± 1.5 24.9 ± 2.0 ns
(nmol/L)
Testosterone males 9.4-37 4.9 ± 0.9 1.4 ± 0.2 0.002
(nmol/L)
fc-Testosterone (pmol/L) ≥225 123 ± 24 31.8 ± 5.3 0.001
LH males 1.7-8.6 3.7 ± 1.0 2.7 ± 0.9 ns
(IU/L)
FSH males 1.5-12 4.6 ± 1.3 2.9 ± 1.1 0.003
(IU/L)
GH morning - 16.0 ± 2.5 15.4 ± 2.8 ns
(mIU/L)
GH evening - 19.2 ± 3.1 13.0 ± 1.9 0.05
(mIU/L)
IGF-1 Age dependent 126 ± 8.3 193 ± 11.1 0.0001
(μg/L)
  1. Values are means ± sem.
  2. Non-significant (ns).