International Journal of Endocrinology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

TSH Variability of Patients Affected by Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Treated with Levothyroxine Liquid Solution or Tablet Form

Table 1

Baseline demographics and clinical characteristics of the patients at the first check-up.

Patients on liquid
L-T4 (51 patients)
Patients on tablet
L-T4 (51 patients)
value

Age (yrs)58.1 ± 11.656.9 ± 11.90.607
Gender (M/F)9/4213/380.327
Mean tumour
size (cm)
1.6 ± 0.91.7 ± 1.00.596
Weight (kg)59.5 ± 12.861.8 ± 9.20.303
L-T4 dosage
(mcg)
128.7 ± 20.4132.1 ± 20.40.407
TSH (mIU/L)0.2 (0.1–0.4)0.2 (0.1–0.4)0.939
FT4 (pg/mL)14.3 (10.9–17.4)14.2 (10.7–17.7)0.80

indicates median (min–max).