International Journal of Clinical Research & Trials Volume 4 (2019), Article ID 4:IJCRT-131, 05 pages
Meta Analysis
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Associated with Pharmacological Weight Loss: A Meta-Analysis

Jesse A. Kane1, Talha Mehmood1, Irsa Munir1, Haroon Kamran1, Pramod Theetha Kariyanna1, Angelina Zhyvotovska1, Denis Yusupov1, Umer Javed Suleman1, Deborah R. Gustafson2,3 and Samy I. McFarlane1*

1Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiovascular Disease and Endocrinology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA

2Department of Neurology, State University of New York - Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
3Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Prof. Samy I. McFarlane, Divisions of Cardiovascular Disease,and Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, 11203, USA, Tel: 718- 270-6707, Fax: 718-270-4488; E-mail:
02 January 2019; 19 January 2019; 21 January 2019
Kane JA, Mehmood T, Munir I, Kamran H, Kariyanna PT, et al. (2019) Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Associated with Pharmacological Weight Loss: A Meta-Analysis. Int J Clin Res Trials 4: 131. doi:
This work is supported, in part, by the efforts of Dr. Moro O. Salifu M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., M.A.C.P., Professor and Chairman of Medicine through NIH Grant number S21MD012474.


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