Table 1.

Serum biochemical parameters in all groups obtained at the end of the study period

Serum LevelsNx-Phos (n = 10)Nx-GH (n = 9)Nx-Phos+GH +Daily D (n = 8)Nx-Phos+GH +Int D (n = 9)Intact-Control (n = 10)
PTHa (pg/ml)1035 ± 420b1435 ± 418b1289 ± 428b1270 ± 616b26 ± 5
IGF-I (ng/ml)544 ± 135599 ± 234687 ± 309974 ± 425475 ± 139
Calcium (mg/dl)7.7 ± 1.3c8.6 ± 0.99.5 ± 1.38.5 ± 1.39.5 ± 0.2
Phosphorus (mg/dl)14 ± 4b15 ± 4b16 ± 3b15 ± 4b10 ± 1
Urea nitrogen (mg/dl)70 ± 23b91 ± 35b85 ± 28b89 ± 28b20 ± 3
Creatinine (mg/dl)0.8 ± 0.1b1.0 ± 0.3b1.1 ± 0.4b1.1 ± 0.3b0.3 ± 0.1
  • a PTH, parathyroid hormone.

  • b P < 0.006 versus intact-control group.

  • c P < 0.01 versus all groups.