Morbid Obese
(n=21)
Healthy
(n=30)
P*
Weight [Kg] 146.3 ± 29.1 65.0 ± 13.9 <.001
BMI [Kg/m2] 51.3 ± 11.6 21.5 ± 3.0 <.001
Excess body weight [%] 98 ± 19.7 8.2 ± 5.7 <.001
FM [Kg] 66.2 ± 14.5 26.4 ± 9.2 <.001
FM [%] 50.2 ± 10.3 40.6 ± 5.5 <.001
FFM [Kg] 65.8± 7.6 38.6± 6.4 <.001
FFM [%] 49.2± 7.3 59.3± 8.1 <.001
*Values are mean presented as ± SD. Abbreviations: FM, fat mass; FFM, fat-free mass. * P value cohort vs. control group
Table 1: Clinical characteristics, body size, densitometric variables of morbid obese subjects vs. healthy control subjects.