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OBESITY, METABOLIC SYNDROME, AND CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Cardiovascular (CV) disease is a leading cause of morbidity amongst children after kidney transplant. The contribution of abdominal obesity and metabolic syndrome (MS) to CV risk is not well defined in this population. A ...
THE EFFECTS OF OBESITY ON PLASMA LEVELS OF OMENTIN, A DEPOT-SPECIFIC ADIPOCYTOKINE
Obesity is a chronic pathological condition and a risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It has been demonstrated that adipose tissue functions not only as a fat storage depot but also as an endocrine organ. ...