Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia
Vol 38, No 2 (2018)

Breath Failure in Obesity

Wirya Sastra Amran (Universitas Airlangga)
Putri Suci (Universitas Indonesia)
Nina Aspiah (Universitas Indonesia)
Menaldi Rasmin (Universitas Indonesia)
Prasenohadi Prasenohadi (Universitas Indonesia)
Agus Dwi Susanto (Universitas Indonesia)

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Publish Date
30 Apr 2018


Based on calculations of over one million people in the world weighing excessively or known as obesity with body mass index (IMT) 25 kg / m2 or more. Obesity is the cause of morbidity, as is the case in the population of the United States an estimated 400,000 deaths caused due to obesity. Obesity especially abdominal obesity is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and cancer. The relationship between obesity and chronic respiratory illness began to increase and began to be recognized. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts about 10% of the global population will be obese by 2015. (J Respir Indo 2018; 38(2): 123-33)

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Jurnal Respirologi Indonesia (JRI) is an online and printed scientific publication of the Indonesian Society of Respirology (ISR). The journal is published thrice-monthly within a year (January, April, July and October). The journal is focused to present original article, article review, and case ...