publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Association between bariatric surgery and rate of hospitalisations for stable angina pectoris in obese adults

Yuichi J Shimada; Yusuke Tsugawa; Hiroyasu Iso; David FM Brown; Kohei Hasegawa;
  • Published: 16 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: BMJ
Abstract
Objective Obesity and stable angina pectoris (SAP) are important public health problems in the USA. However, little is known about whether weight reduction affects the rate of SAP-related morbidities. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that bariatric surgery is associated with a lower rate of hospitalisations for SAP in obese adults. Methods We performed a self-controlled case series study of obese adults with SAP who underwent bariatric surgery using a population-based inpatient database in three states (California, Florida and Nebraska) from 2005 to 2011. The primary outcome was hospitalisation for SAP. We used conditional logistic regression to co...
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free text keywords: Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine, Obesity, medicine.disease, medicine, Coronary artery disease, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Weight loss, medicine.symptom, Diabetes mellitus, Surgery, Stable angina, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Case series
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