Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2010 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Effects of Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 on Postoperative Muscle and Substrate Metabolism

Table 2

Respiratory quotient (RQ) and resting energy expenditure (REE) preoperatively and on the 2nd postoperative day. P < .10 are given as numbers indicating changes within the groups. Values are given as medians and quartiles.

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RQControl0.88 (0.85–0.96)0.91 (0.87–0.95)
GH0.89 (0.87–0.95)0.87 (0.85–0.94)
GH-IGF-10.88 (0.84–0.90)0.89 (0.79–0.94)

REEControl1355 (1140–1450)1380 (1270 –1650)
GH1520 (1200–1650)1750 (1610–1970) 𝑃 = . 0 2 4
GH-IGF-11470 (1240–1650)1930 (1550–1970) 𝑃 = . 0 7 8