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Table 1 Key characteristics of the patients

From: Serological biomarker testing helps avoiding unnecessary endoscopies in obese patients before bariatric surgery

Patient characteristics  
Age (years, mean ± SD) 43.1 (9.08)
Females n(%) 44 (67.7)
Preoperative weight (kg, mean ± SD) 128.3 (21.5)
Preoperative body mass index (Kg/m2, mean ± SD) 44.3 (5.12)
Concomitant diseases (any) n(%) 57/65 (87.7)
 Type II diabetes n(%) 9 (13.8)
 Hypertonia, cardiac disease n(%) 39 (60)
 Obstructive sleep apnea n(%) 20 (30.7)
 Degenerative joint disease n(%) 13 (20)
 Hypercholesterolemia n(%) 42 (64.6)
 Smokers n(%) 17 (26.1)