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Associations of childhood and adult obesity with left ventricular structure and function.

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Background

Overweight and obesity are associated with left ventricular (LV) dysfunction. We sought whether echocardiographic evidence of abnormal adult cardiac structure and function was related to childhood or adult adiposity.

Methods

This study included 159 healthy individuals aged 7-15 years and followed until age 36-45 years. Anthropometric measurements were performed both at baseline and follow-up. Cardiac structure (indexed left atrial volume [LAVi], left ve...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1038/ijo.2016.234

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Australian National Health and Medical Research Council More from this funder
Australian National Heart Foundation More from this funder
Tasmanian Community Fund More from this funder
Veolia Environmental Services More from this funder
National Heart Foundation of Australia More from this funder
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Obesity Journal website
Volume:
41
Pages:
560–568
Publication date:
2016-12-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-13
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ISSN:
1476-5497
Pubs id:
pubs:667702
URN:
uri:05274c8e-5cab-4764-a5e1-99456bedf862
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uuid:05274c8e-5cab-4764-a5e1-99456bedf862
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pubs:667702

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