Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism / 2010 / Article / Tab 6

Clinical Study

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

Table 6

Plasma amino acids ( 𝝁 mol/L). Glutamine (Gln), branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), aromatic amino acids (AAAs), essential amino acids (EAAs), total sum of amio acids (Tot AAs).

D0 D3

GlnControl554 (491–640)510 (454–530)
GH565 (511–606)554 (436–568)
GH-IGF-1581 (519–593)478 (421–485)*

BCAAControl384 (258–417)430 (376–473)
GH405 (359–422)416 (323–436)
GH-IGF-1367 (280–393)409 (362–447)

AAAControl102 (85–115)146 (127–157) **
GH114 (90–122)118 (109–133)#
GH-IGF-1109 (84–134)121 (116–132)

EAAControl983 (694–1054)1094 (1016–1157)
GH1010 (873–1126)930 (806–1057)
GH-IGF-1932 (892–1061)965 (912–1039)

Tot AAControl2123 (1720–2381)2100 (2029–2389)
GH2160 (1990–2397)2129 (1722–2406)
GH-IGF-12254 (1991–2338)2011 (1907–2113)

*and **indicate a postoperative difference within the groups ( 𝑃 < . 0 5 and 𝑃 < . 0 1 ) as compared to D0, # and indicates a difference between the controls and the groups given growth factors ( 𝑃 < . 0 5 ). Values are given as median and quartiles.