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Table 3 Results of routine laboratory tests pre-bariatric operation and post-bariatric operation

From: Bariatric surgery in individuals with human immunodeficiency virus and type 2 diabetes: a case series

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Preoperation* Postoperation^ Preoperation* Postoperation^ Preoperation* Postoperation^
FBC
 Hb (g/L) 129 156 143 165 122 119
 WCC (×109/L) 4.9 5.9 8.1 7.3 4.3 3.2
 PLT (×109/L) 149 204 186 243 270 182
 CRP (mg/L) 28 5 1 12 22 1
U&Es
 Na (mmol/L) 138 142 138 139 137 144
 K (mmol/L) 3.8 3.6 4.3 4.6 4.1 4.3
 Urea (mmol/L) 4.6 6.5 2.2 5.4 4.0 7.2
 Cr (mmol/L) 94 139 67 54 80 65
 eGFR (ml/minute/1.73m2) 73 47 > 90 > 90 67 > 90
LFTs
 Bili (μmol/l) 10 6 9 9 6 4
 ALP (IU/L) 30 34 45 30 10 19
 ALT (IU/L) 59 65 80 95 109 66
 ALB (g/L) 36 40 35 41 28 33
Urine analysis
 Specific gravity 1.030 1.030 1.015 1.020 1.030 1.010
 pH 5.5 5.0 6.0 5.5 5.5 6.0
 Protein (mg/L) Negative + Negative Negative + +
 Glucose (mmol/L) Negative Negative Negative Negative + +
 Urine culture Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
 Fecal culture N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
 Blood culture N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
  1. ALB albumin, ALP alkaline phosphatase, ALT alanine aminotransferase, Bili bilirubin, Cr creatinine, CRP C-reactive protein, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, FBC full blood count, Hb hemoglobin, K potassium, LFTs liver function tests, Na sodium, N/A not applicable, PLT platelet, U&Es urea and electrolytes, WCC white cell count
  2. *on admission to receive bariatric surgery, ^last follow-up (> 3 years postoperation for all cases)