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Table 2 Demographic and clinical measurements before and after surgery

From: Effects of gastric sleeve surgery on the serum levels of GH, IGF-1 and IGF-binding protein 2 in healthy obese patients

ParametersPre-Surgery
Mean ± SEM
Post-Surgery
Mean ± SEM
p value
BMI (kg/m2)52.18 ± 0.29940.11 ± 0.2700.001
GLUC (mmol/L)7.08 ± 0.0856.27 ± 0.0310.681
TGL (mmol/L)1.62 ± 0.0381.05 ± 0.0120.028
TC (mmol/L)4.26 ± 0.0275.12 ± 0.026< 0.001
HDL (mmol/L)0.90 ± 0.0071.55 ± 0.011< 0.001
LDL (mmol/L)2.62 ± 0.0262.98 ± 0.0220.031
HOMA-IR index6.48 ± 0.1642.52 ± 0.061< 0.001
Insulin (mIU/L)19.35 ± 0.3048.80 ± 0.181< 0.001
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