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Table 2 Time point (in hours) of peak TG concentration (mean ± SD) following an oral fat load; 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
Plasma-triglycerides 2.89±1.45 3.87±1.41 4.53±1.77 17.24 0.42
CM-triglycerides 3.78±1.56 5.07±1.83 4.40±2.03 −13.16 0.36
VLDL/CR-triglycerides 3.11±1.76 3.87±1.60 4.27±2.25 10.34 0.52