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Table 1 Postoperative laboratory values reported until transfer of our patient to the center of pneumology, thoracic and vascular surgery.

From: Fulminant mediastinitis after goiter recurrence surgery: a case report

Parameter Post-operative day
  First Second Third
Time 7 a.m. 8.50 p.m. 11 p.m. 7.30 a.m. 5 p.m. 9.50 p.m. 7 a.m.
CRP (mg/dL) NA 22.2 NA 30.5 29 NA 38.9
Leukocytes (cells/μL) 9000 6200 4900 3800 7100 13,000 8800
CK (U/L) NA 177 161 177 127 NA NA
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.69 1.81 1,91 1.96 2.21 2.54 2.5
GOT (U/L) NA 17 17 NA 32 NA NA
GPT (U/L) NA 14 13 NA 26 NA NA
LDH (U/L) NA 166 168 177 204 NA NA
Quick (%) 81 NA 61 58 44 43 47
aPTT (seconds) 38.1 NA 44.2 45.6 51.3 59.3 72
AT III (%) NA NA 58 NA NA 54 NA
Thrombocytes (cells/μL) 131,000 133,000 119,000 116,000 104,000 190,000 218,000
  1. aPTT = activated partial thromboplastin time; AT III = anti-thrombin III; CK = creatine kinase; CRP = C-reactive protein; GOT = glutamate-oxaloacetate transferase; GPT = glutamate-pyruvate transaminase; LDH = lactate dehydrogenase; NA = not analyzed.