Effect of Abdominal Lipectomy on Lipid Profile, Glucose Handling and Blood Pressure in Patients with Truncal Obesity.

@article{Cazes1996EffectOA,
  title={Effect of Abdominal Lipectomy on Lipid Profile, Glucose Handling and Blood Pressure in Patients with Truncal Obesity.},
  author={Cazes and Deitel and Levine},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={159-166}
}
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have found that people with apple (android)-shaped body fat distribution are at risk of developing cardiovascular disease, impaired glucose tolerance and hypertension. METHODS: To investigate the effects of lipectomy, we measured lipid and lipoprotein levels, indices associated with glucose tolerance and blood-pressure. The tests were performed pre-operatively and 3 and 12 months post-operatively in 34 subjects (obese lipectomy patients with android-shaped body fat… CONTINUE READING

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