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Metabolic profile of clinically severe obese patients

Silvia Leite Faria et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BFM

Publication Year : 2012

Country : Brazil

Journal : Obesity Surgery

Background Since low basal metabolic rate (BMR) is a risk factor for weight regain, it is important to measure BMR before bariatric surgery. We aimed to evaluate the BMR among clinically severe obese patients preoperatively. We compared it with that of the control group, with predictive formulas and correlated it with body composition. Methods We used indirect calorimetry (IC) to collect BMR data and multifrequency bioelectrical impedance to collect body composition data. Our sample population consisted of 193 patients of whom …
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