Left atrial enlargement in healthy obese: prevalence and relation to left ventricular mass and diastolic function.

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BACKGROUND Left atrial (LA) enlargement has been reported in the obese. However, its prevalence in the healthy obese, clinical correlates and relation to left ventricular (LV) mass and diastolic function have been little investigated. METHODS Thirty-five consecutive, healthy, normotensive obese (body mass index greater than 28, mean +/- SD 34.2 +/- 2.3 kg… (More)

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@article{Sasson1996LeftAE, title={Left atrial enlargement in healthy obese: prevalence and relation to left ventricular mass and diastolic function.}, author={Zion Sasson and Y Rasooly and Rajeev Kumar Gupta and I. Rasooly}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={1996}, volume={12 3}, pages={257-63} }