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… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Childhood obesity has emerged as an important public health problem in the United States and other countries in the world… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The international (International Obesity Task Force; IOTF) body mass index (BMI) cut-offs are widely used to assess… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether morbidly obese women have an increased risk of pregnancy complications and adverse perinatal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Insulin resistance arises from the inability of insulin to act normally in regulating nutrient metabolism in peripheral tissues… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity, epidemic in the United States, has been accompanied by an increase in the prevalence of type 2… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE: To examine the maternal and foetal risks of adverse pregnancy outcome in relation to maternal obesity, expressed as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the short-term outcomes for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 275 patients with a follow-up of 1 to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
By integrating an agonist satiety signal, provided by alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH), and an antagonist signal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The extreme obesity of the obese (ob/ob) mouse is attributable to mutations in the gene encoding leptin, an adipocyte-specific… (More)
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