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Objectives: The Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) and obesity are among the proven causes of vascular dysfunction. The cardio-ankle vascular index (CAVI) was developed as a method to assess arterial stiffness. The aim of the study was to establish the influence of weight loss on arterial stiffness parameters. Material and Methods: 135 subjects completed a 6 months standardized life style intervention study. Average initial weight was 96.63kg with a BMI of 34.34kg/m2. CAVI and the ankle-brachial indexdoi:10.2478/v10255-012-0041-1 fatcat:6ab4cbb45zexrc42tkgng6cc6q