Obesity and the Obesity Paradox in Heart Failure

Volume: 61, Issue: 2, Pages: 151 - 156
Published: Jul 1, 2018
Abstract
Obesity continues to be a public health problem in the general population, and also significantly increases the risk for the development of new-onset heart failure (HF). However, in patients with already-established, chronic HF, overweight and mild to moderate obesity is associated with substantially improved survival compared to normal weight patients; this has been termed the "obesity paradox". The majority of studies measure obesity by body...
Paper Details
Title
Obesity and the Obesity Paradox in Heart Failure
Published Date
Jul 1, 2018
Volume
61
Issue
2
Pages
151 - 156
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