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ea0090p805 | Late-Breaking | ECE2023

Does the ‘obesity paradox’ have an expiration date? A bigdata retrospective cohort

Elkan Matan , Kofman Natalia , Minha Sa'ar , Rappoport Nadav , Zaidenstein Ronit , Koren Ronit

Background: Although obesity and overweight are associated with increased morbidity and mortality, higher body mass index (BMI) has been shown to be a protective factor from mortality in patients with acute infectious disease, also known as the ‘obesity paradox’. However, it is unknown whether these effects persist at long-term follow-up. Objective: To investigate the relationship between BMI and mortality after hospitalization with an infectio...