Circulating procoagulant microparticles in obesity.

  title={Circulating procoagulant microparticles in obesity.},
  author={Bernard Goichot and L{\'e}lia Grunebaum and Dominique Desprez and St{\'e}phane Vinzio and Lane Meyer and J. L. Schlienger and Myriam Lessard and Chantal Simon},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  volume={32 1},
AIM Obesity is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and venous thromboembolism. Circulating procoagulant microparticles (MP) have been described in various clinical situations associated with thrombosis and in diabetic patients. The aim of this preliminary study was to evaluate the presence of MP in obese patients without any other vascular risk factor in particular diabetes. METHODS Fifty-eight obese women <50 year-old without other cardiovascular risk factors were recruited from a… CONTINUE READING


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