Tag: obesity

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Obesity may make subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators less effective during testing

Obese patients are at a higher risk of failed first subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (S-ICD) shocks during defibrillation testing. This is what a group from...

Gaining a few pounds may increase long-term heart failure risk

Gaining even a little weight over time may alter the structure and function of heart muscle, affecting long-term risk of heart failure, according to...