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. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY, vol.12, no.1, pp.17-21, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijge.2017.07.008
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.17-21

Abstract

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).