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Abstract: Weight loss reduces tissue factor in morbidly obese patients

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www.ProHealth.com • September 19, 2003


Obes Res. 2003 Aug;11(8):950-6.

Kopp CW, Kopp HP, Steiner S, Kriwanek S, Krzyzanowska K, Bartok A, Roka R, Minar E, Schernthaner G.

2nd Department of Medicine, Angiology Division, University of Vienna, General Hospital (AKH), Waehringer Guertel 18/20, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. christoph.kopp@univie.ac.at

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the tissue factor (TF) pathway in clinical obesity and associated metabolic syndrome.

RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Thirty-seven morbidly obese patients (4 men; BMI, 48 +/- 7 kg/m(2); range, 42 to 53 kg/m(2)), undergoing elective gastroplasty for the induction of weight loss, were examined for hemostatic, metabolic, and inflammatory parameters at baseline and 14 +/- 5 months postoperatively.

RESULTS: Weight loss significantly reduced circulating plasma TF (314 +/- 181 vs. 235 +/- 113 pg/mL, p = 0.04), coagulation factor VII (130 +/- 22% vs. 113 +/- 19%, p = 0.023), and prothrombin fragment F1.2 (2.4 +/- 3.4 vs. 1.14 +/- 1.1 nM, p = 0.04) and normalized glucose metabolism in 50% of obese patients preoperatively classified as diabetic or of impaired glucose tolerance. The postoperative decrease in plasma TF correlated with the decrease of F1.2 (r = 0.56; p = 0.005), a marker of in vivo thrombin formation. In subgroup analysis stratified by preoperative glucose tolerance, baseline circulating TF (402.6 +/- 141.6 vs. 176.2 +/- 58.2, p < 0.001) and TF decrease after gastroplasty (DeltaTF: 164.7 +/- 51.4 vs. -81 +/- 31 pg/mL, p = 0.02) were significantly higher in obese patients with impaired glucose tolerance than in patients with normal glucose tolerance.

DISCUSSION: Procoagulant TF is significantly reduced with weight loss and may contribute to a reduction in cardiovascular risk associated with obesity.

PMID: 12917499 [PubMed - in process]




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