Association of bodyweight with total mortality and with cardiovascular events in coronary artery disease: a systematic review of cohort studies

@article{RomeroCorral2006AssociationOB,
  title={Association of bodyweight with total mortality and with cardiovascular events in coronary artery disease: a systematic review of cohort studies},
  author={A. Romero‐Corral and V. Montori and V. Somers and J. Koř{\'i}nek and F. Lopez-Jimenez},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={368},
  pages={666-678}
}
  • A. Romero‐Corral, V. Montori, +2 authors F. Lopez-Jimenez
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND Studies of the association between obesity, and total mortality and cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) have shown contradictory results. We undertook a systematic review to determine the extent and nature of this association. METHODS We selected cohort studies that provided risk estimates for total mortality, with or without cardiovascular events, on the basis of bodyweight or obesity measures in patients with CAD, and with at least 6 months… CONTINUE READING
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