|Title:||Mortality risk in patients with underweight or obesity with peripheral artery disease: a meta-analysis including 5,735,578 individuals||Authors:||Lin, Donna Shu-Han
|Keywords:||BODY-MASS INDEX; SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS; ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY; CRITICAL LIMB ISCHEMIA; LONG-TERM SURVIVAL; HYPOVENTILATION SYNDROME; ELDERLY-PATIENTS; CANCER SURGERY; PARADOX; OUTCOMES||Issue Date:||16-May-2022||Publisher:||SPRINGERNATURE||Source:||International journal of obesity (2005)||Abstract:||
The "obesity paradox" - in which patients with obesity exhibit superior survival than normal-weight counterparts - has been reported for several diseases. However, obesity is a well-known risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and whether the obesity paradox is present in peripheral artery disease (PAD) is unknown.
Online ahead of print
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