The Effect of Obesity Degree on Childhood Pulmonary Function Tests


Torun E. , Cakir E. , OZGUC F., Ozgen I. T.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.31, ss.235-238, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.13101
  • Dergi Adı: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.235-238

Özet

Background: Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic. It is related to several chronic diseases such as essential hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and renal disease. The relationship between the degree of obesity and lung functions is well defined in adults, but limited information is available about the childhood period.