Carotid intima-media thickness and insulin resistance changes in patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy: A prospective study


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Yorulmaz G., Cilekar M., Bilge U., Akcan E., Akalin A.

NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.19, no.3, pp.344-348, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/1119-3077.179280
  • Journal Name: NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.344-348
  • Keywords: Bariatric surgery, carotid intima-media thickness, morbid obese, Y GASTRIC BYPASS, BARIATRIC SURGERY, WEIGHT-LOSS, PLASMA GHRELIN, SERUM GHRELIN, PEPTIDE-YY, OBESITY, IMPACT, ADIPONECTIN, COST
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objectives: Our aim was to examine changes in insulin resistance, Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (CIMT), in morbid obese patients without any known associated chronic diseases who underwent sleeve gastrectomy.