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Table 2 Comparison of indexes of adiposity among patients with distal gastrectomy-Billroth I and distal gastrectomy-Roux-en-Y

From: Visceral fat changes after distal gastrectomy according to type of reconstruction procedure for gastric cancer

  DGBI n= 104 DGRY n= 48 P
BMI after surgery 20.4 (15.0 to 28.1) 19.7 (16.9 to 26.2) 0.3789a
VFA after surgery (cm2) 50.8 (6.4 to 167.1) 37.4 (11.7 to 144.5) 0.0742a
SFA after surgery (cm2) 81.14 (19 to 230.8) 69.9 (23.5 to 184) 0.0808a
Alb after surgery (mg/dl) 4.3 (2.4 to 4.7) 4.2 (3.7 to 4.6) 0.3065a
Reduction rate of BMI (%) 8.7 (−15 to 31.2) 10.8 (−2.7 to 22.5) 0.1678a
Reduction rate of VFA (%) 30.6 (−130.2 to 90.1) 44.2 (−14.5 to 85.2) 0.0027a
Reduction rate of SFA (%) 33.0 (−124.6 to 82.3) 31.8 (−147.7 to 87.4) 0.5722a
  1. aWilcoxon rank sum test. BMI body mass index, DGBI distal gastrectomy with Billroth I, DGRY distal gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y, SFA subcutaneous fat area, VFA visceral fat area.