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Title: Comparison of left ventricular mass and function in obese versus nonobese women <40 years of age
Other Titles: American Journal of Cardiology
Authors: Crisostomo, Lucíola Maria Lopes
Araújo, Leila Maria Batista
Câmara, Edmundo José Nassri
Carvalho, Carlos
Silva, Fabrício Afra
Vieira, Milene
Rabelo Júnior, Álvaro
Keywords: Morbid-Obesity;Weight-Loss;Systolic Function;Hypertension;Hypertrophy;Performance;Duration;Size
Issue Date: 1-Nov-1999
Abstract: We evaluated, through Doppler echocardiography, left ventricular (LV) mass and function in 82 obese young women (aged < 40 years) who were asymptomatic, without any cardiovascular or pulmonary disease compared with a lean control group matched by age and height. LV mass, LV mass/height, and LV mass/volume were increased in obese women, and a lower LV E- and A-wave velocity ratio was noted, suggesting early cardiac involvement.
Description: Texto completo: acesso restrito. p.1127–1129
URI: http://www.repositorio.ufba.br/ri/handle/ri/7968
ISSN: 0002-9149
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