Relative fat-free mass deficiency and left ventricular adaptation to obesity: The Strong Heart Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adaptation, Physiological
  • Body Mass Index
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
  • Obesity

abstract

  • In obese SHS participants, RFFMD is associated with higher levels of LV mass, an effect related to adiposity more than central fat distribution and typical of female gender. Biological mechanisms of this association have to be better explored.

publication date

  • September 30, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3606902

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.09.055

PubMed ID

  • 23063139

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 729

end page

  • 33

volume

  • 168

number

  • 2