Obesity and lung disease: a toxic mix

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Title: Obesity and lung disease: a toxic mix
Authors: McLoughlin, Paul
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8326
Date: Apr-2015
Online since: 2017-02-06T16:57:18Z
Abstract: Obesity is associated with an increased incidence of lung diseases including such common conditions as asthma, COPD, ARDS, sleep apnoea syndrome and pulmonary hypertension. The adverse effects of obesity on the respiratory system are mediated by a number of mechanisms including the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines by adipose tissue, mechanical restriction of thoracic volumes and obesity-induced hypoventilation
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Journal: Acta Physiologica Scandinavica
Volume: 213
Issue: 4
Start page: 756
End page: 757
Copyright (published version): 2015 the Author
Keywords: Respiratory systemObesityHypoxia
DOI: 10.1111/apha.12462
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
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