Non-conventional markers of atherosclerosis before and after gastric banding surgery.

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AIMS Obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with increased cardiovascular risk and elevation of traditional and non-traditional risk markers. As bariatric surgery reduces overweight and improves metabolic derangement, we examined a cluster of established and emerging cardiovascular risk factors, such as soluble CD40 ligand (sCD40L) and lipoprotein… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehp108

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