Weight change and blood coagulability and fibrinolysis in healthy obese women

@article{Rissanen2001WeightCA,
  title={Weight change and blood coagulability and fibrinolysis in healthy obese women},
  author={Pentti Rissanen and Elina Vahtera and Tom Krusius and M I J Uusitupa and Aila M. Rissanen},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={212-218}
}
OBJECTIVES: To study the effect of weight loss and subsequent weight maintenance or weight regain on the activities of FVII and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 (PAI-1) and the concentration of fibrinogen over 12 months in obese women consuming a hypoenergetic, low-fat diet with or without orlistat. In addition, the relation between the changes of the activities of PAI-1 and FVII with the changes of other cardiovascular risk factors were examined.METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Design—a 12-month… CONTINUE READING