Table 2

Stepwise linear regression analysis of change in serum urate at the final postoperative visit (12 months after surgery) in all participants

PredictorsStandardised βPartial R2p ValueModel
Serum urate at baseline visit0.560.364<0.001Adjusted R2=0.53; F=17.3; p<0.0001
Cessation of diuretic therapy0.340.0780.001
Male sex−0.280.0670.003
Change in GFR0.220.0490.02
  • The following variables were excluded from the model: change in weight, change in fasting glucose, change in HbA1c, fasting glucose bands, HbA1c bands, change in triglyceride, ethnicity and age.

  • GFR, glomerular filtration rate