Body composition phenotypes and carotid intima-media thickness in 11–13-year-old children

Abstract

Early detection of impairment in vascular structure is an important clinical pursuit. However, it is unknown which measure of body composition best predicts vascular wall changes. We assess the differences in body composition among intima-media thickness (IMT) tertiles and determined which measures of body composition are associated with IMT in 385 children… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-013-2164-7

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