Table 1: Pre- and postsurgery characteristics.

Before surgeryAfter surgery value

Age (m)23 ± 628 ± 6<0.001
Time to follow-up (m)5 ± 2NA
Weight (kg)11.11 ± 2.5913 ± 2.48<0.001
score weight (STD)−1.29 ± 1.84−0.55 ± 1.510.002
Height (cm)83.28 ± 8.7488.09 ± 6.34<0.001
score height (STD)−1.18 ± 1.9−0.49 ± 1.440.223
BMI (kg/m2)15.85 ± 1.6716.7 ± 1.690.037
score BMI (STD)−0.51 ± 1.240.36 ± 1.180.007
Circulating CRP (mg%)0.72 ± 0.90.21 ± 0.020.131
Circulating IGF-1 (nmol/L) 4.32 ± 2.716.69 ± 2.690.104
Daily caloric intake (kcal)837 ± 2331214 ± 412<0.001
Apnea-hypopnea index (events/h)16.8 ± 7.7NA
Oxygen minimal (nadir) saturation (%)78.6 ± 8.4NA
Arousals index (events/h)18.6 ± 11.3NA
Total sleep time (min)429.6 ± 174.3NA