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Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study

05:00 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Aug. 10, 2017 -- Obese heart surgery patients spend more time in intensive care and take longer to recover than those who aren't obese, a new Canadian study finds. Researchers examined data from nearly 5,400 patients who had heart surgery...

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