Table 1

Clinical features of patients undergoing bariatric surgery

BaselineFollow-upp Value
Age, years42 (10)
Female sex, n (%)16 (80%)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Maori or Pacific8 (40%)
 Non-Polynesian12 (60%)
Surgery type, n (%)
 Sleeve gastrectomy10 (50%)
 Gastric bypass10 (50%)
Weight, kg123 (17)98 (14)<0.0001
Serum urate, mmol/l0.38 (0.10)0.30 (0.06)<0.0001
LDL cholesterol, mmol/l2.56 (0.83)2.68 (0.92)0.29
HDL cholesterol, mmol/l1.06 (0.25)1.31 (0.24)<0.0001
Triglycerides, mmol/l2.13 (1.71)1.13 (0.46)0.02
  • Unless otherwise specified, data are presented as mean (SD).

  • HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein.