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Old 12-16-2009, 10:34 AM   #3
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captain2 HB User
Re: finally had surgery today what do these presurgery numbers mean

Originally Posted by javelina View Post
So glad to hear your surgery went well and the results look promising!
What is the range for that free T4? All the uptake, total and index tests are not of much use I'm afraid, FT3 and FT4 are the tests to ask for to monitor thyroid function. I'm not that sure about thyroglobulin but my understanding is that it's used more as a cancer screening test if you've had a total thyroidectomy due to cancer, TG is produced by thyroid cells and we all have it if we have a thyroid.
Your vitamin D is low, needs to be well up over 50 so I'd recommend you start on some D3, at least 6000 iu daily.
correcteted lab results with reference range tesr never showed free t3, but i do have t4 total and free t4

tsh 1.84 ---------- lab reference range 0.27-4.2 uti/ml
free t4 1.25-------------lab reference range 0.93-- 1.7ng/dl
t3 total 158 ------------lab reference range 80-200ng/dl
thyroxine(t4) 10.7------lab reference range 4.5-12.0 ug/dl--t3 uptake 27.5 ---------lab reference range 24.3-39.0 %
free t4 index 2.9--------lab reference range 1.1-4.5
250 oh vitiman d 32.1----lab reference range 32-100 ng/ml
thyrogolbulin 42.5--------lab reference range < 55 is normal
anti thyrogolbulin <20-----lab refernece 40 or less
anti tpo ab <10 --------lab reference<35

Last edited by captain2; 12-16-2009 at 10:39 AM.