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Table 2 Clinical characteristics after LSG

From: The relationship between Lipocalin-2 level and hepatic steatosis in obese patients with NAFLD after bariatric surgery

  baseline post-surgery P value
Weight (kg) 111.13 ± 27.92 85.81 ± 24.99 < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 38.45 ± 7.55 29.56 ± 6.54 < 0.001
Waist (cm) 122.09 ± 15.91 101.41 ± 13.32 < 0.001
ALT (U/L) 78.38 ± 75.09 15.22 ± 8.61 0.001
AST (U/L) 40.91 ± 28.55 16.59 ± 5.80 < 0.001
γGT (U/L) 43.34 ± 23.85 14.56 ± 8.50 < 0.001
Glucose (mmol/L) 5.98 ± 1.48 4.45 ± 0.54 < 0.001
HbA1c (%) 7.16 ± 2.35 5.43 ± 0.35 0.002
TG (mmol/L) 2.02±0.98 1.05 ± 0.45 < 0.001
TC (mmol/L) 4.58 ± 0.96 4.07 ± 0.72 0.003
LCN2 (ng/mL) 119.74 ± 36.15 87.38 ± 51.65 0.001
CAP (dB/m) 358.48 ± 46.13 260.83 ± 69.64 < 0.001
Steatosis grade [n(%)]   < 0.001
S0 0 (0) 8 (34.8)  
S1 2 (8.7) 5 (21.7)  
S2 0 (0) 2 (8.7)  
S3 21 (91.3) 8 (34.8)  
  1. Results are shown as mean ± SD or number (percentage)
  2. BMI: body mass index; ALT: alanine aminotransferase; AST: aspartate aminotransferase; γGT: glutamyltransferase; TG: triglyceride; TC: total cholesterol; CAP: controlled attenuation parameter