Bioimpedance analysis: should it be used in morbid obesity?


OBJECTIVES Questions about reliability of bioimpedance analysis (BIA) in morbidly obese subjects have curtailed its use in this setting, but metabolic implications might reignite the debate. In a prospective study, it was aimed to analyze anthropometric and clinical associations. METHODS Bariatric candidates (n = 94) with or without metabolic syndrome… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.21143


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@article{Leal2011BioimpedanceAS, title={Bioimpedance analysis: should it be used in morbid obesity?}, author={Ana A D Leal and Joel Faintuch and Alvaro A C Morais and Jo{\~a}o A B Noe and Diandria M Bertollo and Rafael C Morais and Danielle Cabrini}, journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council}, year={2011}, volume={23 3}, pages={420-2} }