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Table 1 Values of hemodynamic variables according to BMI categories normal weight, overweight and obesity

From: Hemodynamic patterns in obesity associated hypertension

  Normal weight (N = 46) Overweight (N = 78) Obesity (N = 75)
BMI (Kg/m2) 23.4 ± 1.2 27.3 ± 1.4 34.2 ± 3.6
SAP (mmHg) 133.3 ± 26.6 132.6 ± 19.1 142.9 ± 21.5
DAP (mmHg) 82 ± 13.8 81.6 ± 9.2 85 ± 10.7
CO (L/min) 5.2 ± 1.1 6.5 ± 6.3 6.7 ± 6
CI (L/min/m2) 3.0 ± 0.6 3.0 ± 0.5 3.4 ± 0.6
LCW (Kg.m) 6.6 ± 1.9 6.9 ± 1.6 8.1 ± 2.1
LCWI (Kg.m/m2) 3.9 ± 1.2 3.8 ± 0.8 4.5 ± 4
SV (mL) 80.2 ± 19.3 87 ± 19.6 89.3 ± 23
TFC (/KOhm) 30.3 ± 3.7 30.2 ± 3.7 29.9 ± 3.8
SVR (dyne.sec.cm− 5) 1495 ± 439 1425 ± 490 1361 ± 390
SVRI (dyne.sec.cm− 5.m2) 2514 ± 609 2521 ± 588 2643 ± 706
SAC 17.2 ± 6.1 18.6 ± 6.7 16.5 ± 6.2
SACI 0.65 ± 0.2 0.65 ± 0.2 0.62 ± 0.5
  1. Values of hemodynamic variables presented as average ± standard deviation. (CI: cardiac index; CO: cardiac output; DAP: diastolic blood pressure; LCW: left cardiac work; LCWI: left cardiac work index; SAP: systolic arterial pressure; SV: stroke volume; SVR: systemic vascular resistance; SVRI: systemic vascular resistance index; TFC: thoracic fluid content; SAC: systemic arterial compliance; SACI: systemic arterial compliance index)