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Table 6 The thickness of abdominal subcutaneous fat tissue using ultrasound measurement

From: Polyglycolic acid sutures embedded in abdominal acupoints for treatment of simple obesity in adults: a randomized control trial

  Upper abdomen (mm) Lower abdomen (mm)
Before treatment After treatment Before treatment After treatment
PASET group 40.95 ± 7.03 37.63 ± 5.82** 38.86 ± 6.96 35.37 ± 7.11**
Control group 35.29 ± 5.42 36.94 ± 5.54 35.93 ± 6.24 36.25 ± 8.46
  1. Statistical significant difference between before and after treatment in each group (** p < 0.01)