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ea0020p485 | Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2009

Carotid IMT values are related to insulin resistance and visceral disposition of adiposity in obese patients

Sirbu Anca , Nicolae Horia , Arbanas Tudor , Gologan Serban , Barbu Carmen , Reghina Aura , Lenghen Claudia , Fica Simona

The aim of our study was to assess the relation between common carotid intima-media thickness, a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis and other metabolic risk factors, in a group of obese patients.Patients and methods: Of 142 obese patients (47 male, 95 female, mean age 39.74±11.41 years, and mean BMI 46.88±8.85 kg/m2) were clinically and biologically evaluated. BMI and waist circumference were measured and a complete patient histor...