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Table 2 Statistical analysis of lab data and measurements of the skin characteristics using the VISIA Complexion Analysis System before and after thyroidectomy (n = 7 for T4 and TSH)

From: Investigate the improvement of facial skin texture with the VISIA system after total thyroidectomy

  Preoperative (Mean ± SD) Postoperation 3 months (Mean ± SD) Postoperation 6 months (Mean ± SD) p-value
T4 0.961 ± 0.332 1.304 ± 0.306 1.173 ± 0.202 0.122
TSH 2.899 ± 5.341 2.416 ± 2.398 1.289 ± 1.491 0.613
Spots 59.88 ± 28.180 53.38 ± 30.668 50.88 ± 28.412 0.164
Wrinkles 73.75 ± 21.711 77.50 ± 18.174 76.00 ± 20.723 0.857
Texture 72.75 ± 32.897 70.63 ± 30.374 63.63 ± 39.049 0.589
Pores 23.50 ± 28.279 17.13 ± 20.829 15.13 ± 23.709 0.783
UV spots 79.75 ± 23.499 80.50 ± 27.013 82.88 ± 25.430 0.607
Brown spots 64.38 ± 38.112 75.88 ± 13.293 71.63 ± 23.003 0.588
Red area 90.50 ± 6.590 88.13 ± 6.896 81.13 ± 19.730 0.140
Porphyrin 62.38 ± 37.713 34.50 ± 31.942 36.25 ± 37.909 0.127
  1. SD standard deviation, T4 thyroxine, TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone, UV ultraviolet