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Table 1

From: Quantification of epicardial adipose tissue in morbidly obese patients before and after bariatric surgery

n = 31 PRE POST p value
BMI (kg/m2) 46.42 ± 5.61 31.12 ± 5.52 < 0.001
Epicardial adipose tissue (mm3) 79.8 ± 30 55.4 ± 23.6 < 0.001
LV mass (g) 113.4 ± 24.9 95.4 ± 26.17 < 0.001
LVEDV (ml) 153.86 ± 30.17 156.55 ± 19.9 0.60
LVESV (ml) 56.62 ± 16.28 56 ± 19.9 0.81
LV SV (ml) 97.88 ± 24.29 101.02 ± 20.8 0.52
LVEF (%) 63.72 ± 10.1 64.7 ± 5.56 0.54
Glucose (g/dL) 103.8 ± 6.26 83.9 ± 3.36 0.007
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 136.50 ± 16.13 93.8 ± 9.85 0.022
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation.