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Lipid Profile Changes in the Severely Obese after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG), 1, 3, and 5 Years after Surgery.
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PMID:  24980087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
BACKGROUND: Since there is an increasing acceptance of the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and limited information regarding its effect on cardiac risk factors, we assessed lipid profiles.
METHODS: A retrospective review of patient records pre and post LSG was performed. Analysis of variance evaluated group differences and paired t tests compared variable changes.
RESULTS: Eighty two patients (67 % female, age 46.4 ± 13.9) had presurgery lipid profiles and follow-up (43 at 1 year, 28 at 3 years, and 26 at 5 years). Groups were not different in gender distribution. The presurgery mean body mass index (BMI) was 55.7 kg/m(2); 65.9 % of the subjects were super obese. After surgery, percentage of excess BMI loss was 58.1 % year (yr) 1, 61.3 % yr 3, and 39.0 % yr 5. Lipids were within the normal ranges for all parameters at all times; however, at baseline 77 % had at least one abnormality. At 1 year, triglycerides decreased significantly from baseline (adjusted p value (adj-p) = 0.004) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) increased (adj-p = 0.025). Year 3 HDL was significantly different from baseline, adj-p = 0.0001. Yr 3 cholesterol increased from baseline, (adj-p = 0.027). Negative linear correlations with weight loss were present for low-density lipoprotein (LDL) at yr 3(r = 0.46, p = 0.02) and triglyceride change at year 5 (r = 0.48, p = 0.02). The percentage of patients with dyslipidemia or medicated did not change significantly during these 5 years.
CONCLUSIONS: For this population electing LSG, mean lipid profiles were within normal ranges for all parameters before surgery. However, 77 % showed at least one abnormality presurgery. Weight change correlated with some changes of triglycerides, HDL, and LDL over time, but the impact was limited.
Gladys W Strain; Taha Saif; Faith Ebel; Gregory F Dakin; Michel Gagner; Ricardo Costa; Ya-Lin Chiu; Alfons Pomp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-7-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obesity surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1708-0428     ISO Abbreviation:  Obes Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
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Created Date:  2014-7-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9106714     Medline TA:  Obes Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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