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dc.contributor.authorAbtahi, Firoozeh-
dc.contributor.authorAtashbarg, Malek-
dc.contributor.authorRahmanian, Mahdi-
dc.contributor.authorMoeinvaziri, Nader-
dc.contributor.authorBazrafshan, Mehdi-
dc.contributor.authorBazrafshan, Hanieh-
dc.contributor.authorMoammer, Farzaneh-
dc.contributor.authorBazroodi, Helia-
dc.contributor.authorZolghadrasli, Abdolali-
dc.contributor.authorBazrafshan Drissi, Hamed-
dc.identifier.citationBMC Surgery 2024-01-25; 24(1)en_US
dc.description.abstractObesity is a pathology and a leading cause of death worldwide. Obesity can harm multiple organs, including the heart. In this study, we aim to investigate the effect of bariatric surgery and following weight loss on cardiac structure and functions using echocardiography parameters in patients with morbid obesity. In this cohort study, 30 patients older than 18 with BMI > 40 or BMI > 35 and comorbidity between March 2020 to March 2021 were studied. The patients underwent transthoracic echocardiography before and after six months of the bariatric surgery. In total, 30 patients (28 women, 93.3%) with a mean age of 38.70 ± 9.19 were studied. Nine (30%) were diabetic, and 9 (30%) had hypertension. After six months of bariatric surgery, all physical measurements, including weight, Body mass index, and Body surface area, decreased significantly (p < 0.001). After bariatric surgery, all parameters regarding left ventricular morphology, including left ventricular mass, interventricular septal thickness, left ventricular posterior wall thickness, left ventricular end-systolic diameter, and left ventricular end-diastolic diameter, improved significantly (p < 0.001). Also, LVEF rose post-bariatric surgery (p < 0.001). TAPSE parameter indicating right ventricular function also improved (p < 0.001). Right ventricular diameter, left atrium volume, and mitral inflow E/e' decreased significantly (p < 0.001). Systolic and diastolic parameters refine significantly after bariatric surgery in patients with obesity. Bariatric surgery lead to significant cardiac structure and function improvement.en_US
dc.subjectBariatric surgeryen_US
dc.subjectLeft ventricular dysfunctionen_US
dc.subjectMorbid obesityen_US
dc.subjectVentricular remodelingen_US
dc.titleThe evaluation of bariatric surgery effect on cardiac structure and function using transthoracic echocardiography: a cohort study.en_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.identifier.journaltitleBMC Surgeryen_US
dc.identifier.affiliationDepartment of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran.en_US
dc.identifier.affiliationDepartment of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran.en_US
dc.identifier.affiliationLaparascopy research center, Surgery Department, Shiraz university of medical science, Shiraz, Iran.en_US
dc.identifier.affiliationClinical Neurology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran.en_US
dc.identifier.affiliationStudent research committee, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran.en_US
dc.subject.meshtermssecondaryObesity, Morbid/complications-
dc.subject.meshtermssecondaryObesity, Morbid/surgery-
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