Correlation of visceral body fat with waist–hip ratio, waist circumference and body mass index in healthy adults: A cross sectional study

@inproceedings{Gadekar2018CorrelationOV,
  title={Correlation of visceral body fat with waist–hip ratio, waist circumference and body mass index in healthy adults: A cross sectional study},
  author={Tukaram Gadekar and Puja Dudeja and Ipsita Basu and Shruti Vashisht and Sandip Mukherji},
  year={2018}
}
Abstract Background Visceral Fat (VF) is the underlying culprit for cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, breast cancer, etc. VF can be estimated at present only by using expensive instruments as Bio Impedance Analyzer (BIA), DEXA scanner, etc. Measurement of Waist-Hip Ratio (WHR) can be used as a proxy for VF. Hence, the present study was done to assess the role of WHR as appropriate technology for assessment of VF. The aim of this study was to find correlation of Visceral Fat Area (VFA… CONTINUE READING

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