Acta Scientific Cardiovascular System

Review Article Volume 1 Issue 7

Obesity and the Genesis of Cardiovascular Risk: A Review

Carcagnì Addolorata*

Department of Cardiology, Centro Cuore Carcagnì, Campobasso, Italy

*Corresponding Author: Carcagnì Addolorata, Department of Cardiology, Centro Cuore Carcagnì, Campobasso, Italy.

Received: November 16, 2022; Published: November 23, 2022



Obesity has been growing at an alarm rate worldwide Several evidence highlights the role of obesity in the development cardiovascular risk and ischemic diseases. Visceral fat contributes to a systemic inflammatory state and circulating mediators of inflammation participate in the mechanisms of vascular damage in obese patients. Moreover, these inflammatory proteins cause insulin-resistance leading to FRC appearance and cardiovascular disease

This review shows how the obesity causes inflammatory state and insulin resistance enhancing cardiovascular risk.

Keywords: Obesity; Inflammation; Insulin-Resistance; Cardiovascular Risk



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Citation: Carcagnì Addolorata. “Obesity and the Genesis of Cardiovascular Risk: A Review". Acta Scientific Cardiovascular System 1.7 (2022): 09-13.

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