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Table 1 Main biochemical data in our patient

From: Phosphate binders as a cause of hypothyroidism in dialysis patients: practical indications from a review of the literature

  Month 1 Month 2 Diagnosis (month 3)
Hemoglobin g/dl 14.5 11.5 11.5
Urea predialysis mg/dl 159.03 160.84 131.92
Kt/V 1.78 1.59 1.55
Creatinine mg/dl 7.96 7.85 6.33
Na mmol/l 142 145 145
K mmol/l 4.8 4.7 4.5
Colesterol mg/dl 200 164
Albumin g/l 34 34 34
Total proteins g/l 73 70 72
CRP mg/l 10 < 4 < 4
BNP pg/ml 242 202 340
Transferrin mg/dl 206 206 225
PTH ng/l 92 181 199
Vitamin D μg/l 51 52 64
Ca mg/dl 10.12 8.24 8.12
Phosphate mg/dl 9.64 9.11 6.75
  1. Legend: BNP blood natriuretic peptide; CRP C- reactive protein; PTH parathyroid hormone