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Successful weight reduction improves left ventricular diastolic function and physical performance in severe obesity

Fenk, Sabine, Fischer, Marcus, Strack, Christina, Schmitz, Gerd, Loew, Thomas H., Lahmann, Claas and Baessler, Andrea (2015) Successful weight reduction improves left ventricular diastolic function and physical performance in severe obesity. International Heart Journal 56 (2), pp. 196-202.

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Abstract

Obesity and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) are risk factors for left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD). However, little is known about the impact of successful weight reduction (WR) on diastolic function and physical performance. Obese subjects (øBMI 40.2 ± 8.6 kg/m2) underwent a 1-year WR program comprising diet and lifestyle components. Echocardiography and exercise capacity (6-minute ...

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Item type:Article
Date:27 February 2015
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1536/ihj.14-261DOI
Keywords:Adiposity, Metabolic syndrome, Diastolic dysfunction, Weight loss
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:31420
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