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Table 1 Biomarkers before and after gastric bypass surgery by menopausal status

From: Breast cancer biomarkers predict weight loss after gastric bypass surgery

Variable Menopausal Status Value Months since surgery
    0 3 6 12
Nipple
aspirate
fluid
(n)PSA (ng/g) p
value ≤ .001,
***; p value
≤ .01, **; p
value ≤ .05,
*, compared
to baseline
Pre-
menopausal
Mean 2514.0 1080.3 4942.2 1379.4
   Median 405.1 166.7 653.2 586.9
   StDev 4049.7 2406.9 11470.0 2026.8
   Samples 15 13 12 7
  Post-
menopausal
Mean 1266.4 731.7 1130.5 643.2
   Median 200.0 109.4 575.4 399.1
   StDev 2831.6 1356.4 1748.7 1006.8
   Samples 9 8 8 8
  Total sample Mean 2046.1 947.5 3417.5 986.7
   Median 315.7 144.3 653.2 510
   StDev 3626.6 2037.1 8998.0 1553.0
   Samples 24 21 20 15
n-
adiponectin
(ng/mL) p
value ≤ .001,
***; p value
≤ .01, **; p
value ≤ .05,
*, compared
to baseline
Pre-
menopausal
Mean 778.7 1118.9 1164.5 1293.7
   Median 471.8 617.1* 808.8* 638.2
   StDev 746.8 961.3 1091.9 1346.2
   Samples 14 12 11 9
  Post-
menopausal
Mean 1310.3 1323.1 1482.6 2056.8
   Median 984.2 1168.5 1006.0 1204.2
   StDev 992.9 903.0 1169.6 1933.4
   Samples 8 6 8 7
  Total sample Mean 972.0 1186.9 1298.5 1627.5
   Median 690.9 817.1 808.8 894.8
   StDev 861.6 920.6 1104.7 1617.0
   Samples 22 18 19 16
Serum (s)-
adiponectin
(ng/mL) p
value ≤ .001,
***; p value
≤ .01, **; p
value ≤ .05,*,
compared to
baseline
Pre-
menopausal
Mean 7245.4 9090.9 10427.7 12103.8
   Median 7366.0 9113.0*** 9846.5*** 12008.3*
   StDev 2706.8 2997.5 3119.2 3551.7
   Samples 18 17 17 8
  Post-
menopausal
Mean 11925.6 11388.0 12370.0 13646.4
   Median 8900.5 10968.0 10429.5 11944.5
   StDev 7252.0 4829.7 4635.6 5408.2
   Samples 10 9 9 7
  Total sample Mean 8916.9 9886.1 11100.0 12823.6
   Median 7406.3 9368.0** 10138.0** 11944.5**
   StDev 5230.6 3802.2 3740.5 4413.3
   Samples 28 26 26 15