Parameters of inflammation in morbid obesity: lack of effect of moderate weight loss.

@article{Sol2009ParametersOI,
  title={Parameters of inflammation in morbid obesity: lack of effect of moderate weight loss.},
  author={Eva Sol{\'a} and A Sol{\'e} Jover and Antonio L{\'o}pez-Ruiz and Mar{\'i}a del Monte Jarabo and Amparo Vay{\'a} and Carlos Morillas and Marcelino G{\'o}mez-Balaguer and Antonio Hern{\'a}ndez-Mijares},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={571-6}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity has been associated with a chronic activation of the acute-phase response. The aims of our study were to investigate whether levels of inflammatory cytokines are higher in obese patients, to evaluate their relationship with metabolic syndrome, and to analyze the effect of moderate weight loss upon their levels. METHODS Sixty-seven severe or morbid obese patients were compared with 67 controls. Patients were submitted to a 4-week very low calorie diet followed by a low… CONTINUE READING

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