Impact of Obesity on Cardiac Geometry and Function in a Population of Adolescents. The Strong Heart Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anthropometry
  • Echocardiography, Doppler
  • Heart
  • Obesity

abstract

  • While in OW adolescents increased levels of LV mass are appropriate to compensate their higher hemodynamic load, in OB increase in LV mass exceeds this need and is associated with mildly reduced LV myocardial performance and increased left atrial force to contribute to LV filling.

publication date

  • June 6, 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacc.2006.03.004

PubMed ID

  • 16750694

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2267

end page

  • 73

volume

  • 47

number

  • 11