Increased carotid intima-media thickness and reduced distensibility in human class III obesity: independent and differential influences of adiposity and blood pressure on the vasculature

Xiao-Lei Moore, Danielle Michell, Sabrina P S Lee, Michael R Skilton, Rajesh Karunakaran Nair, John Dixon, Anthony M Dart, Jaye PF Chin-Dusting

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The main objective of this study was therefore to document cIMT and distensibility in Class III obese subjects compared with a non-obese cohort, and to examine and compare traditional CVD risk factors (CVRF) and novel CVD biomarkers between the two populations.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere53972
Number of pages9
JournalPLoS ONE
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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