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World J Gastroenterol. Oct 14, 2009; 15(38): 4794-4798
Published online Oct 14, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.4794
Table 3 Mean changes in nutritional parameters and blood pressure at the last visit compared to the baseline
Patients (n = 52)Control (n = 58)P
Body weight (kg)+2.2b-0.1a< 0.0001
Body mass index (kg/m2)+0.92b+0.15a0.0005
Blood pressure (mmHg)-
Serum total protein (g/dL)+0.014+0.019NS
Serum total cholesterol (mg/dL)-9.1-17.1NS
Serum Triglyceride (mg/dL)+3.1+3.8NS