terça-feira, outubro 18, 2011
Estranha relação do escore de cálcio com a obesidade
Differential Associations of Weight Dynamics With Coronary Artery Calcium Versus Common Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness
The CARDIA Study
Am. J. Epidemiol. (2010) 172 (2): 180-189.
In contrast, IMT was associated positively with BMI at all examinations and with 20-year BMI slope and was unassociated with BMI fluctuation. Surprisingly, CAC risk was higher with BMI loss and lower with BMI gain, whereas associations with IMT were as expected.