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Table 3 Overall laboratory results (Blood chemistry) of the patients

From: Elevation of serum lactate dehydrogenase in patients with pectus excavatum

Component measured Age(year) Sex Reference range Mean(SD) Total studied number Total abnormal value (%)
Blood urea nitrogen(mg/dl) 5-14   5-18 12.20(2.96) 48 4.2
  15-19   7-18 13.06(3.02) 23 8.7
Creatinine (mg/dl) 5-14   0.3-1.0 0.54(0.13) 48 0
  15-19 M 0.6-1.2 0.84(0.15) 21 0
   F 0.5-1.1 0.60(0.06) 2 0
Total protein (g/dl) 5-7   6.1-7.9 6.91(0.50) 10 0
  8-12   6.4-8.1 7.11(0.38) 17 0
  13-19   6.6-8.2 6.95(0.51) 26 12.5
Albumin (g/dl) 5   3.9-5 4.46(0.16) 11 0
  6-   4.0-5.3 4.46(0.25) 60 1.7
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/L) 5-   14-40 24.18(5.04) 71 0
Alanine aminotransferase (U/L)    5-45 14.97(4.39) 71 0
Alkaline phosphatase (U/L) 5-9   134-386 263.29(172.56) 14 7.1
  10-15 M 116-483 266.14(106.71) 14 7.1
   F 93-386 224.11(84.21) 9 11.1
  16- M 58-237 91.56(37.21) 16 12.5
   F 45-116 77.00 1 0
Total bilirubin (mg/dl)    0.47-1.58 0.59(0.40) 71 2.8
Direct bilirubin (mg/dl)    0.13-0.47 0.18(0.13) 71 4.2
Gamma glutamyl transpeptidase (U/L) 5-14   0-23 13.44(3.64) 32 3.1
  15- M 11-50 21.17(6.13) 18 5.6
   F 7-32 12.50(0.71) 2 0
Uric acid (mg/dl) 5   1.7-5.8 3.73(1.00) 7 0
  6-11   2.2-6.6 4.05(0.86) 12 0
  12- M 3.0-7.7 4.05(0.86) 27 3.7
   F 2.7-5.7 4.62(0.30) 6 0
Calcium (mg/dl) 5-14   8.8-10.8 9.51(0.33) 48 0
  15-19   8.4-10.2 9.35(0.30) 23 0
Phosphorous (mg/dl) 5-11   3.7-5.6 5.10(0.52) 20 15.0
  12-15   2.9-5.4 4.85(0.53) 16 12.5
  16-19   2.7-4.7 4.10(0.42) 17 5.9
Sodium (mEq/L) -14   138-145 141.13(1.66) 48 4.2
  15-   136-146 140.65(1.90) 23 0
Potassium (mEq/L)    3.5-5.01 4.15(0.25) 71 0
Chloride (mEq/L)    98-106 103.83(1.94) 71 4.2
Lactate dehydrogenase (U/L) 5-9   150-500 540.32(64.78) 22 63.6
  10-19   120-330 434.61(91.90) 49 87.8
Creatine phosphokinase (U/L)    5-130 107.49(32.91) 71 21.1
Amylase (U/L)    48-176 97.59(32.95) 52 1.9
Magnesium (mg/dl)    1.9-2.5 2.11(0.14) 71 4.2
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 5-19   -170 143.92(23.83) 51 15.7
Ammonia (mcg/dl)    20-80 77.48(19.82) 52 40.4