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Table 2 Biochemical and ultrasound thyroid volume at first visit and at 4 months later

From: Psychometric properties of the thyroid-specific quality of life questionnaire ThyPRO in Singaporean patients with Graves’ disease

n = 42, Longitudinal follow-up Baseline 4 months later P value
Mean (SD)/ Median (IQR)
Thyroid function and immunological markers
Thyroxine Free pmol/L 45.8 ± 22.2 15.6 ± 11.3 < 0.0001
TSH mIU/L 0.03 (0.02–0.04) 1.42 (0.32–2.54) 0.0147
Thionamides
Carbimazole, mg/day Dose 15.9 ± 8.5 11.2 ± 7.4 0.0006
Propylthiouracil, mg/day Dose 90.0 ± 41.8 90.0 ± 54.8 1.000
Sonographic Volume
Thyroid volume Cc 20.1 ± 12.3 15.5 ± 9.7 0.023
  1. SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range, pmol/L picomoles per litre, mIU/L milli international units per litre, mg/day milligram per day, Cc Cubic centimetre