The Heart and Lung in Obesity
Martin A. Alpert, James K. Alexander
Wiley, Jun 8, 1998 - Medical - 253 pages
This unique book is the first to focus on the cardiovascular effects of obesity. The authors present and integrate relevant literature from such disparate areas as endocrinology/metabolism, surgery, biochemistry, and physiology.
Among the topics covered are:
This last topic has seldom if ever been so comprehensively reviewed. Indeed, the entire text provides the most in-deth critical analysis yet of how obesity affects the heart and lung and is hence recommended for anyone working in the field of obesity or providing medical care to obese patients.