publication . Article . 2020

Prevalence of obesity in women of different ages and its relationship with arterial stiffness

Olga S. Ivanova; Elena Y. Maychuk; Irina V. Voevodina; Artemy V. Orlov;
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  • Published: 26 Dec 2020 Journal: Journal of Clinical Practice, volume 11, pages 23-30 (issn: 2220-3095, eissn: 2618-8627, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: ECO-Vector LLC
Abstract
Background. General and abdominal obesity is widespread among women in the Russian population. The relationship between obesity and arterial stiffness, as a predictor of the development of cardiovascular diseases, in women of different ages remains unclear. Aims: to study the relationship between obesity and arterial stiffness and dynamics of central aortic pressure in women of different ages with preserved and lost reproductive function. Methods. 161 women were examined and divided into 3 groups. Two groups included women with preserved reproductive function: group 1 consisted of 52 young women aged from 18 to 30 years (23.8 5.3 years); group 2 included 54 wome...
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free text keywords: women, obesity, arterial stiffness, Medicine, R, Medicine, business.industry, business, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Obesity, medicine.disease, Cardiology, Arterial stiffness
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