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Association of plasma free fatty acids and left ventricular diastolic function in patients with clinically severe obesity.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Publication Date
Volume
84
Issue
2
Pages
336–341
Identifiers
PMID: 16895880
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The negative association between FFA and diastolic function, in the setting of insulin resistance, suggests that excess FFA may exert a lipotoxic effect on the heart.

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