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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Perioperative change of nutritional parameters in patients with or without sarcopenia

Variables difference Total (n=480) Non-sarcopenia (n=259) Sarcopenia (n=221) P
Δ Body weight 3.67 (–47.10~39.80) 3.29 (–47.10~26.75) 4.01 (–15.54~39.8) 0.493
Δ BMI 1.34 (–21.80~11.63) 1.38 (–21.80~10.62) 1.26 (–8.34~11.63) 0.075
Δ Albumin 0.05 (–1.9~3.6) 0.05 (–1.6~3.6) 0.06 (–1.9~1.8) 0.024
Δ Cholesterol 30.71 (–208~275) 34.04 (–208~275) 25.84 (–146~156) 0.948

Δ Value at preoperative time minus value at postoperative 6 months.

BMI = Body mass index.

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