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Table 1 Characteristics and outcomes of the 4 critically ill patients with presumed Shoshin beriberi

From: Shoshin Beriberi in Critically-Ill patients: case series

Case No. Underlying Disease Duration of total parenteral nutrition Nadir serum bicarbonate (mmol/L) Peak lactate (mmol/L) Initial thiamine intravenous dosing regimen Time to hemodynamic recovery Outcome
1 Gastric surgery 15 days 9 23 100 mg daily for 50 days 48 hours Recovery
2 Pancreatic cancer 29 days 11 14 100 mg daily for 26 days 6 hours Recovery
3 Type-1 glycogen storage disease - 8 32 100 mg daily for 25 days 24 hours Recovery
4 Peritonitis 26 days 9 35 100 mg daily for 13 days 12 hours Death
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