Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2010 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

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

Table 4

Nitrogen balance during the postoperative period (g N). P < .10 are given as numbers indicating differences between the groups. Values are given as medians and quartiles.

ControlGHGH-IGF-1

N-balance day 12.84 (1.03–3.82)4.14 (2.89–5.08)3.04 (1.79–4.52)
N-balance day 20.44 ( 0.80–1.84)0.87 (-2.68–2.00)1.25 (0.27–1.83)
N-balance day 32.04 (0.83–3.63)3.43 (2.45–4.89)3.09 (1.88–7.34)
Cumulated N-balance6.28 ( 0.01–8.26)8.22 (5.34–9.74)7.41 (3.39–14.11)
Cumulated N-bal urea6.84 (3.19–8.96)11.43 (7.45–12.87) 𝑃 = . 0 6 3 8.92 (5.82–18.27)