Obesity and cardiovascular disease /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Iacobellis, Gianluca
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : redefinition of the relationship between obesity and the cardiovascular system
  • Definition, classification, phenotypes, and epidemiology of obesity
  • Metabolically healthy obesity
  • Adipose tissue and the heart
  • Markers of adiposity
  • Echocardiography in obesity
  • Obesity and atherosclerosis
  • Obesity and hypertension
  • Electrocardiography and arrhythmias in obesity
  • Obesity and heart failure
  • Obesity and peripheral venous diseases
  • Obesity and sleep apnea
  • Weight-loss strategies
  • Recent trials in obesity.