Effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on ventricular function and cardiac risk factors in obese patients: a systematic review

Alireza Abdollahi Moghaddam; Ali Jangjoo; Fereshteh Ghaderi; Majid Erfanzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 38-42


  Introduction: Weight gain and obesity are two important public health problems, which are associated with many diseases such as cardiovascular disorders. Various policies such as bariatric surgery have been proposed for the treatment of morbid obesity. Methods: PubMed and Scopus were searched thoroughly ...  Read More

Epicardial adipose tissue and coronary artery disease: an article review

Sareh Mousavi; Fereshteh Ghaderi; Ali Eshraghi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 49-51


  Adipose tissue surrounding the heart may contribute in the progression of coronary atherosclerosis due to its proximity to the coronary arteries. In addition, epicardial adipose tissue has paracrine and endocrine functions. It can secrete numerous bioactive molecules. Most previous studies examined the ...  Read More