The Existence of Obesity Paradox and Effect of Obesity on In-Hospital-Outcomes on Elderly Patients Treated with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention


Emre E., URAL E. , Aktas M., KAHRAMAN G. , Bildirici U., KILIÇ T. , et al.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY, cilt.12, ss.17-21, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijge.2017.07.008
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.17-21

Özet

Background: Many studies have been conducted about the existence of obesity paradox in cardiovascular diseases. But, there is limited data on elderly patients. The aim of this study is to explore the existence of the "obesity paradox" and effect of obesity in periprocedural outcomes in patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).