Table 5 Response to copper supplementation

Case no.Route of copper supplementationNormal copper levels achievedDuration between initial and first normal copper measurement, moResidual deficitsFurther deterioration preventedImprovement
The improvement was graded on a (+) to (++++) scale.
* Inadequate follow-up in apatient recently started on oral copper.
† Two patients who were stable even prior to the institution of copper supplementation.
1POYes1.5YesYes+++
2IV, POYes1YesYes+
3IV, PONoNAYesYes?+
4IV, POYes4YesYesNo
5POYes5YesYesNo
6POUnknown*Unknown*Unknown*Unknown*Unknown*
7POYes9.5YesYes++
8POYes4.5YesYes++
9IV, PONoNAYesYes?+
10POYes1.5YesYesNo
11POYes1YesYes++
12PO, IVYes4YesYesNo
13POYes12YesYesNo