Case Report
Copyright ©2007 Baishideng Publishing Group Inc.
World J Gastroenterol. Dec 7, 2007; 13(45): 6094-6097
Published online Dec 7, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i45.6094
Table 1 Time course of serum endocrine profiles and CEA levels before and after surgery
Normal rangeBefore surguryPostoperative day
Adrenal hormones
Cortical secretion
Aldosterone (pg/mL)  30.0-160.030.450.3113.543.372.7
Cortisol (μg/dL)         5.0-
Estradiol (pg/mL)  10.0-
Regulatory factors for cortical hormones
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (pg/mL)  5.0-
Angiotensin (pg/mL)  9.0-47.012.324.633.136.624.9
Renin (pg/mL)  2.5-21.43.713.916.18.917.6
Medullary secretion
Dopamine (pg/mL)<
NA (pg/mL)  46.0-60.0102.752.747.150.959.1
Adrenalin (pg/mL)<
Catecholamine breakdown products
HVA (ng/mL)  4.0-
VMA (ng/mL)  3.3-8.624.
Tumor marker
CEA (ng/mL)   <