Abstract| Volume 315, e66-e67, December 2020

Modulation of cholesterol efflux capacity (CEC) of high density lipoprotein (HDL) with bariatric surgery

      Background and Aims: Clinical and epidemiological studies have demonstrated that obesity has strong causal relationship with numerous comorbidities such as cardiovascular diseases (CVD), type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Bariatric surgery has been shown to alleviate the cardiovascular risk factors. Cholesterol efflux capacity (CEC) of HDL was assessed as a risk factor for CVD in obese subjects before and after surgery
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