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Table 2 Repetitive measurements of selected laboratory parameters and comparison of comorbidities in two age group

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

Variables  < 45
(n = 301)
 ≥ 45
(n = 254)
p-value
Female/male 165/136 (55/45%) 152/102 (60%/40%) 0.453
BMI (kg/m2) 46.25 (42.17–50.31) 46.69 (42.02–52.08) 0.410
FPG (mg/dl) 109 (100–132) 103.5 (94.5–113)  < 0.001
Insulin (mIU/l) 20.6 (13.6–29.3) 24.3 (16.5–34.5) 0.003
HOMA-IR 5.41 (3.26–8.78) 6.8 (4.19–10.29)  < 0.001
HbA1c (%) 5.5 (5.2–5.9) 5.8 (5.4–6.6)  < 0.001
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 199 (172–228) 203.5 (181–236) 0.013
LDL (mg/dl) 133.2 (113–158) 141.7 (112–174.7) 0.069
HDL (mg/dl) 45 (38–56) 47 (39–59.5) 0.115
TG (mg/dl) 148 (107–191.5) 159.5 (121–205) 0.022
Hypertension 83 (27.6%) 115 (45.2%) 0.211
Type 2 diabetes mellitus 40 (13.3%) 53 (20.9%) 0.115
Insulin resistance 38 (12.6%) 45 (17.7%) 0.022
Dyslipidemia 64 (21.3%) 70 (27.6%) 0.115
  1. BMI, body mass index; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; HOMA-IR, homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance index; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TG, triglyceride