Table 4

Follow-up of serum calcitonin: basal and after pentagastrin stimulation

Patient no.Serum Calcitonin (pg/ml)a
BasalPentagastrin stimulation
Before surgery4–10 days after surgeryFollow-up
11135<10<10 (30 months)Negative (30 months)
2121<10<10 (34 months)NDb
3959<10<10 (30 months)Negative (30 months)
4548257338 (48 months)ND
559<10<10 (42 months)Peak, 33 pg/ml (4 months)
656717901466 (38 months)ND
74927 No surgeryND6178 (21 months)ND
8599312941703 (6 months)ND
950351122508 (22 months)ND
10695306692 (58 months)ND
1136073ND128600 (28 months)ND
12564237600 (34 months)ND
13343275 (6 months)475 (32 months)ND
  • a Normal, <10 pg/ml.

  • b ND, not done.