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Table 3 Fasting lipid parameters and AUC (mg x h/dl; means ± SD) in patients with preoperatively high TGs (>150 mg/dl; n=5); 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

  Before surgery After surgery Change [%] p
Fasting       
Plasma-triglycerides 184 ±36 114 ±26 −38 0.043
CM-triglycerides 10 ±5 9 ±13 −10 ns
VLDL/CR-triglycerides 166 ±37 92 ±27 −45 0.043
AUC       
Plasma-triglycerides 1779 ±597 1222 ±309 −31 ns
CM-triglycerides 420 ±229 288 ±121 −31 ns
VLDL/CR-triglycerides 1400 ±549 858 ±295 −39 ns
iAUC       
Plasma triglycerides 432 ±268 338 ±159 −22 ns
CM-triglycerides 337 ±205 241 ±129 −29 ns
VLDL/CR-triglycerides 253 ±253 177 ±140 −30 ns
  1. ns = not significant.