To the Editor In an article on outcome after stroke, Dehlendorff et al1 reached the conclusion to refute the previously observed inverse association of higher body weight and lower mortality, commonly termed as the obesity paradox. This conclusion is surprising and highly arguable not only in view of the presented data, but for several other reasons.
Doehner W, Audebert HJ. The Impact of Body Weight on Mortality After StrokeThe Controversy Continues. JAMA Neurol. 2015;72(1):126-127. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2014.3631