Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 14th, 2009
"The objective of the study was to characterize the activation state of adipose tissue macrophages in human obesity. We performed a single-center prospective study. Paired biopsies of sc and omental adipose tissue were obtained during gastric surgery in 16 premenopausal obese women (aged 41.1 +/- 8.6 yr; body mass index 43.8 +/- 3.4 kg/m(2)). Subcutaneous adipose tissue biopsies were obtained 3...
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