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Beneficial cardiovascular effects of bariatric surgical and dietary weight loss in obesity.

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OBJECTIVES: We hypothesized that, in obese persons without comorbidities, cardiovascular responses to excess weight are reversible during weight loss by either bariatric surgery or diet. BACKGROUND: Obesity is associated with cardiac hypertrophy, diastolic dysfunction, and increased aortic stiffness, which are independent predictors of cardiovascular risk. METHODS: Thirty-seven obese (body mass index 40 +/- 8 kg/m(2)) and 20 normal-weight subjects (body mass index 21 +/- 2 kg/m(2)) without id...

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10.1016/j.jacc.2009.02.086

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Journal:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume:
54
Issue:
8
Pages:
718-726
Publication date:
2009-08-01
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
Source identifiers:
105102
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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