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Table 1 Repetitive measurements of selected laboratory parameters in all patients during the follow-up

From: The influence of patient’s age on metabolic and bariatric results of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in 2-year observation

Variables 0 1 month 3 months 6 months 12 months 24 months p-value
CRP (mg/l) 6.81 (3.7–11.1) 5.28 (2.8–10.1) 5.7 (2.6–10.1) 5.91 (1.98–13.85) 2.4 (0.8–6.2) 5.2 (1–8-9.3)  < 0.001
FPG (mg/dl) 106 (98–122) 101 (92–111.5) 98 (89–105) 98 (90–108) 93 (87–100) 93 (87–101)  < 0.001
Insulin (mIU/l) 22.1 (14.6–32.35) 11.8 (7.95–16.3) 10.65 (7.4–14.8) 8.5 (5.3–15.1) 8.3 (6.1–11.9) 12.8 (8–17.4)  < 0.001
HOMA-IR 5.85 (3.61–9.81) 2.74 (1.79–3.81) 2.31 (1.51–3.32) 1.78 (1.07–3.47) 1.65 (1.21–2.53) 2.63 (1.7–3.78)  < 0.001
ALT (IU/l) 33 (22.95–47) 35 (24.5–47.1) 24 (18–32.8) 19.2 (14–27) 20.25 (15.8–27) 19 (14–23)  < 0.001
AST (IU/l) 26 (19.25–38.6) 27 (21–36) 22 (17–28.3) 19 (15.2–26) 20.55 (16.1–25) 19 (16–23.8)  < 0.001
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 204.00 (176–230) 174 (154–198) 178 (157–200) 196 (173–222) 179 (163–205) 187 (166–209)  < 0.001
LDL (mg/dl) 138.00 (113–116) 116 (97–141) 120 (98–141) 131 (106.1–154) 118.25 (99–138.7) 115 (98–131)  < 0.001
TG (mg/dl) 156 (112–198) 133 (104–171) 123 (96–151) 49 (39–60) 93 (73–126) 122 (93–143)  < 0.001
HDL (mg/dl) 46 (38–58) 37 (31–44) 43 (36–49) 49 (39–60) 55 (47–64) 53 (47–63)  < 0.001
  1. Follow-up rates at 1, 3, 6, 12 and 24 months were 88.3% (490/555), 80.7% (448/555), 70.5% (391/555), 64.1% (356/555) and 45.2% (251/555) respectively
  2. Values are expressed as median [IQR]
  3. CRP, C-reactive protein; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HOMA-IR, homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance index; ALT, alanine transaminase; AST, aspartate transaminase; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TG, triglyceride; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin