TABLE 3

Skeletal muscle histochemistry

Control subjectsObese pre-Tx
Obese post-Tx
BPDDietBPDDiet
Perivascular fat (a.u.)1.07 ± 0.732.87 ± 0.35*3.00 ± 0.00*2.22 ± 0.672.50 ± 0.54
Interfibrillar fat (a.u.)0.43 ± 0.451.69 ± 0.80*2.17 ± 0.75*1.39 ± 0.781.44 ± 0.98
Intramyocellular fat (a.u.)0.07 ± 0.191.63 ± 1.06*0.76 ± 0.76*0.22 ± 0.440.69 ± 0.46
  • *

    * P < 0.05 or less versus control subjects;

  • P < 0.05 or less for the effect of treatment. a.u., arbitrary units.