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Table 1 Fasting lipid parameters (mg/dl), AUC and incremental AUC (mg x h/dl) in patients before and after bariatric surgery and in control subjects (Data are expressed in mean ± SD); the indicated p-value relates to the comparison before-after surgery (as measured by Wilcoxon-test)

From: Effect of sleeve gastrectomy on postprandial lipoprotein metabolism in morbidly obese patients

  Controls Before surgery After surgery Change [%] p
Fasting         
Plasma-triglycerides 117 ±29 141 ±42 114 ±26 −19.1 0.036
Plasma-cholesterol 188 ±42 175 ±28 169 ±31 −3.4 0.256
HDL-cholesterol 56 ±14 42 ±10 44 ±9 +4.8 0.294
LDL-cholesterol 108 ±35 105 ±25 103 ±29 −1.9 0.691
VLDL/CR-triglycerides 92 ±28 115 ±47 92 ±27 −20.0 0.053
VLDL/CR-cholesterol 19 ±11 20 ±8 17 ±5 −15.0 0.099
LDL/HDL-triglycerides 39 ±11 39 ±8 36 ±7 −7.7 0.197
AUC         
Plasma-triglycerides 123 ±412 1468 ±490 1222 ±309 −16.8 0.078
CM-triglycerides 377 ±299 368 ±214 288 ±121 −21.7 0.670
VLDL/CR-triglycerides 789 ±307 1078 ±449 858 ±295 −20.4 0.036
iAUC         
Plasma-triglycerides 396 ±268 410 ±238 338 ±159 −17.6 0.394
CM-triglycerides 327 ±254 306 ±194 241 ±129 −21.2 0.280
VLDL/CR-triglycerides 202 ±126 288 ±187 177 ±140 −38.5 0.044