Are ICSI adolescents at risk for increased adiposity?

  title={Are ICSI adolescents at risk for increased adiposity?},
  author={F Belva and Rebecca C. Painter and Maryse Bonduelle and Mathieu Roelants and Paul Devroey and J De Schepper},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={27 1},
BACKGROUND Puberty is a critical period for the development of cardio-metabolic disturbances, including a more central body fat distribution. It is still unclear if IVF and more specifically ICSI, can permanently and detrimentally affect body fat accumulation in the human offspring. Therefore, adiposity and body fat distribution in 14-year-old adolescents born after ICSI were investigated. METHODS Body composition data, including anthropometry (weight, height and BMI), skinfold thicknesses… CONTINUE READING
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