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Table 2 Serum Leptin and estradiol levels measured before and after treatment

From: Effects of estradiol and FSH on leptin levels in women with suppressed pituitary

  Leptin before treatment Leptin after treatment p E2before treatment E2after treatment p
GnRHa/FSH 10.4 ± 6.8 15.7 ± 9.6 0.0001 16.8 ± 7.8 1440.4 ± 1122.6 0.0001
n = 64 (2.1 - 45) (4.6 – 46.2)   (9 – 29) (200–5150)  
GnRHa/E2 11.1 ± 9,9 14.5 ± 12.51 0.0079 13.0 ± 6,6 937.9 ± 552.7 0.0001
n = 20 (2.3 – 40.4) (3 – 53.8)   (9–29) (108 – 2306)  
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± sd (range).
  2. Data were analyzed using Student’s t test for paired samples.