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Table 1 Patients’ baseline data before KEN (n = 19,036)

From: Ketogenic enteral nutrition as a treatment for obesity: short term and long term results from 19,000 patients

  Total M F
Cases 19,036 5,148 13,888
Age 44.3 ± 13.0 44.7 ± 12.4 44.2 ± 13.2
Initial weight (kg) 101.4 ± 22.9 118.9 ± 22.9 94.9 ± 19.2
BMI (kg/m2) 36.5 ± 7.1 38.2 ± 6.8 35.8 ± 7.1
BCM (kg) 31.6 ± 8.7 42.7 ± 7.2 27.4 ± 4.6
FM (kg) 40.9 ± 12.8 40.0 ± 12.6 41.7 ± 12.8
TBW (kg) 43.5 ± 10.9 57.4 ± 9.2 38.3 ± 5.7
  1. Table 1 shows the average age, weight and body composition of the patients before the start of the KEN treatment. (BCM, body cell mass; FM, fat mass; TBW, total body water).
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