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Obesity, Morbid

Known as: obesity morbid, Severe obesity, obesity severe 
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with increased mortality. Weight loss improves cardiovascular risk factors, but no prospective… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Insulin resistance arises from the inability of insulin to act normally in regulating nutrient metabolism in peripheral tissues… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
Overweight and obesity represent a rapidly growing threat to the health of populations in an increasing number of countries… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
ObjectiveTo evaluate the short-term outcomes for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 275 patients with a follow-up of 1 to… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The mechanisms that balance food intake and energy expenditure determine who will be obese and who will be lean. One of the…