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Table 1 Findings of catecholamines and their metabolites, and adrenocortical hormone

From: Surgical strategy for an adult patient with a catecholamine-producing ganglioneuroblastoma and a cerebral aneurysm: a case report

 

Value

Reference ranges

Preoperative

Postoperative

Plasma concentration

 Adrenaline

0.12 ng/ml

0.03 ng/ml

< 0.10 ng/ml

 Noradrenaline

0.42 ng/ml

0.37 ng/ml

0.10–0.50 ng/ml

 Dopamine

0.02 ng/ml

0.02 ng/ml

0.03 ng/ml

 Cortisol

5.9 μg/dl

4.5–24 μg/dl

 Renin

4.1 ng/ml/h

0.3–5.4 ng/ml/h

 Aldosterone

11.2 ng/dl

3.0–12 ng/dl

24-h urinary excretion

 Adrenaline

93.5 μg/day

24.7 μg/day

3.4–28.9 μg/day

 Noradrenaline

269 μg/day

134 μg/day

48.8–168 μg/day

 Dopamine

1600 μg/day

780 μg/day

386–981 μg/day

 Metanephrine

0.39 mg/day

0.06 mg/day

0.04–0.18 mg/day

 Normetanephrine

0.43 mg/day

0.24 mg/day

0.08–0.33 mg/day

 Vanillylmandelic acid

6 mg/day

2.8 mg/day

1.5–4.3 mg/day