Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 10th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "The vascular properties of large vessels in the obese have not been adequately studied. We used cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging to quantify the cross-sectional area and elastic properties of the ascending thoracic and abdominal aorta in 21 clinically healthy obese young adult men and 25 men who were age-matched lean controls."
"Obese subjects had greater maximal cross-sectional area of the ascending thoracic aorta (984±252...
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