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Table 1 Biological tests and cardiac ultrasound results before and after substitutive treatment for 2 patients

From: Reversible dilated cardiomyopathy caused by hypothyroidism

  Before substitutive treatment After substitutive treatment (12 weeks) Reference
ranges
TSH    
   Patient 1 396,5 24 0,25 - 4 (mUI/l)
   Patient 2 23.4 5  
Hemoglobin    
   Patient 1 11.2 12.3 13-16 g/dl
   Patient 2 13.1 13.2  
CPK    
   Patient 1 496 100 < 250 (UI/l)
   Patient 2 550 230  
Cholesterolemia    
   Patient 1 6,72 5.8 < 5,5 (mmol/l)
   Patient 2 7.1 5,7  
Ejection fraction    
   Patient 1 20% 49% 55%
   Patient 2 25% 47%  
  1. TSH: thyroid stimulating hormone
  2. CPK: creatin phosphokinase