Accuracy, reproducibility and repeatability of ultrasonography in the assessment of abdominal adiposity.

@article{Bazzocchi2011AccuracyRA,
  title={Accuracy, reproducibility and repeatability of ultrasonography in the assessment of abdominal adiposity.},
  author={Alberto Bazzocchi and Giacomo Filonzi and Federico Ponti and Claudia Sassi and Eugenio Salizzoni and Giuseppe Battista and Romeo Canini},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={1133-43}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES Despite improvements in the methods used in body composition analysis, some goals remain far from clinical practice. Among them, the most important is the quantification of intra-abdominal adipose tissue. Fat distribution is a key point in the assessment of cardiovascular and metabolic risk status. The aim of this study was to define the accuracy, reproducibility, and repeatability of ultrasonography in the evaluation of abdominal adiposity. MATERIALS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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