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Improvement of pulmonary function after comprehensive obesity rehabilitation program in obese patients

Tamao Takahashi et al.
Used Parameters : SMM, BFM, PBF, WHR

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Japan

Journal : The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine

Obesity is a major risk factor of cardiovascular, osteoarthritis, metabolic and pulmonary disorders, and exercise is an efficient method for treating obesity. However, obese patients often complain of dyspnea on exertion, which makes it difficult to continue exercise program. Obesity is also known to have an adverse effect on pulmonary function. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a comprehensive obesity rehabilitation (COR) program on pulmonary function in Japanese patients with morbid obesity. We enrolled 29 Japanese …
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