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Objective:We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that assessed the performance of body mass index (BMI) to detect body adiposity.Design:Data sources were MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane CENTRAL, Web of Science, and SCOPUS. To be included, studies must have assessed the performance of BMI to measure(More)
BACKGROUND The ideal means of identifying obesity in children and adolescents has not been determined although body mass index (BMI) is the most widely used screening tool. OBJECTIVE We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies assessing the diagnostic performance of BMI to detect adiposity in children up to 18 years. METHODS Data(More)
G laucoma is a progressive optic neuropathy with features similar to nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), the most common optic neuropathy causing acute vision loss. Glaucoma has an annual incidence rate of 240 per capita, while NAION has an annual incidence of 2.3 per capita among individuals older than 50 years. Early diabetes mellitus(More)
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