Gabriela Ledesma-Ulloa

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BACKGROUND Heart failure (HF) is a major problem in developed countries. However, its relationship with obesity remains unclear, especially in low-risk populations. The objective of the study was to analyze the relationship between obesity and HF in a low-risk Mediterranean population. HYPOTHESIS Obesity is an independent predictor for HF. METHODS A(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Knowledge about the incidence of cardiovascular disease in Spain is limited, particularly about emergent conditions such as peripheral arterial disease and heart failure. The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of these conditions in a primary care setting. METHODS A prospective population-based cohort study(More)
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