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Table 3 Changes of lipid profile between preoperative period and 6 month postoperatively

From: Changes of lipid profiles after radical gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer

  Normal → Normal Normal → Abnormal Abnormal → Abnormal Abnormal → Normal*
TC 83 12 12 37
TG 72 17 22 33
HDL 11 13 104 16
LDL 44 7 45 48
  1. Reference levels; total cholesterol (TC) <200 mg/dl, triglycerides (TG) 40–120 mg/dl, HDL-cholesterol (HDL) >60 mg/dl, LDL-cholesterol (LDL) <100 mg/dl.
  2. *The number of patients whose lipid profile were normalized at 6 months after surgery.