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Table 1 Results of endocrine evaluation in the neonatal period and the growth hormone axis at different ages

From: Evidence of ERalpha and ERbeta selectivity and partial estrogen agonism in traditional Chinese medicine

Neonatal period   Basal Stimulated
    / ACTH
  Cortisol (nmol/l) 20 (N > 300) 25 (N > 500)
  TSH (mU/l) 5 (N:0.7 – 15)  
  TT4 (μg/dl) 4 (N > 5)  
  GH (μU/ml) during hypoglycemia 8.2 (N > 20)  
20 Months    / Arginine
  GH (μU/ml) 2.4  
    30’: 2.8 (N > 20)
    60’ 3
    90’ 2.8
    120’ 1.8
  IGF1 (nmol/l) 5.3 (N: 6.6-42.5)  
52 Months    
  1. IGF1 (nmol/l 16 (N:5.7-26.4).
  2. X’: time in minutes.
  3. / ACTH” serum cortisol level after stimulation testing with ACTH after 60 minutes.
  4. TSH: thyroid-stimulating hormone.
  5. TT4: total thyroxine.
  6. / Arginine: serum GH level after stimulation testing with arginine.
  7. IGF-1: insulin-like growth factor 1.