Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 31st, 2006
According to a study from Italy, "The goal here was to examine left ventricular (LV) geometry and function in a large, unselected group of adolescents with different degrees of abnormal body build, and verify whether possibly higher LV mass is compensatory for increased cardiac workload. There is little information on how much the excess of body weight impacts LV geometry and function in populations of adolescents."
M. Chinali and colleagues at the University of Naples Federico II explained, "Anthropometric, laboratory, and Doppler...
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