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Table 4 Pre- and post-operative measurements for the diabetes mellitus patients (n = 3) and the hypertensive patients (n = 6)

From: Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy among obesity patients in the northern west bank: a retrospective records review

Variable Mean ± SD* Range** Mean difference ± SD P value§
Diabetes mellitus patients (n = 3)
FBS (mg/dl)     
- Pre-operative 172.32 ± 25.42 50 (200–150)   
- Post-operative 90.33 ± 17.03 30 (110–80) 82.00 ± 22.70 0.109
HbA1c (%)     
- Pre-operative 6.76 ± 1.11 2.10 (7.60-5.50)   
- Post-operative 4.86 ± 1.17 2.20 (6.20-4) 1.90 ± 0.78 0.109
Hypertensive patients (n = 6)
Systole (mm Hg)     
- Pre-operative 146.67 ± 5.16 10 (150–140)   
- Post-operative 119.17 ± 11.14 30 (140–110) 27.50 ± 9.87 0.026
Diastole (mm Hg)     
- Pre-operative 95.00 ±5.47 10 (100–90)   
- Post-operative 76.66 ± 9.83 25 (90–65) 18.33 ± 13.66 0.042
  1. *SD, standard deviation; FBS, fasting blood sugar; mg/dl, milligram/deciliter; HbA1c, glycated hemoglobin. **Range (Maximum-Minimum).§P-value of Wilcoxon test.