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BACKGROUND Childhood obesity is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease in adulthood. Although ventricular remodeling has been reported in obese youth, early tissue-level markers within the myocardium that precede organ-level alterations have not been described. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied 21 obese adolescents (mean age, 17.7±2.6 years;(More)
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