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Effects of isolated obesity on systolic and diastolic left ventricular function.

Authors
  • Pascual, M
  • Pascual, D A
  • Soria, F
  • Vicente, T
  • Hernández, A M
  • Tébar, F J
  • Valdés, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Heart
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2003
Volume
89
Issue
10
Pages
1152–1156
Identifiers
PMID: 12975404
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Subclinical left ventricular diastolic dysfunction is present in all grades of isolated obesity, correlates with BMI, and is associated with increased systolic function in the early stages of obesity.

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