International Scholarly Research Notices / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Pulmonary Function after Weight Loss in Obese Women Undergoing Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: One-Year Followup

Table 3

Values of respiratory muscle strength—MIP and MEP.

VariablePreoperativePostoperative (1 year)

MIP cm  78.75 ± 20.0769.17 ± 18.86−12.170.0183
% MIP88.35 ± 23.6177.45 ± 19.88−12.33
MEP cm  92.08 ± 22.0682.71 ± 18.71−10.180.0078
% MEP103.10 ± 27.9893.77 ± 24.36−9.05

MIP: maximal inspiratory pressure; MEP: maximal expiratory pressure.

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