Table 2: Thyroid function tests of the patients before and after treatment.

VariablesBeforeAfter

TSH (mIU/L)8.6 (1.81)1.9 (2.13)<0.001*
TT4 (μg/dL)6.1 ± 3.049.0 ± 1.95<0.001
fT4 (ng/dL)0.6 (0.20)1.13 (0.31)<0.001*

fT4: free thyroxinee; TSH: thyroid-stimulating hormone; TT4: total thyroxine. *Wilcoxon testi, t-Test.