Differences in body fat distribution assessed by ultrasonography in patients receiving antiretroviral drugs.

@article{Signorini2012DifferencesIB,
  title={Differences in body fat distribution assessed by ultrasonography in patients receiving antiretroviral drugs.},
  author={Dario Jos{\'e} Hart Pontes Signorini and Ana Maria Schmidt de Oliveira Netto and Michelle Carreira Miranda Monteiro and Cl{\'a}udia T. Codeço and Francisco I Bastos and Sergio Gabbay and Marion de F{\'a}tima Castro de Andrade},
  journal={Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira},
  year={2012},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={197-203}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the body fat content of HIV patients according to the duration of antiretroviral therapy use (DURARV), < 1 year and > 1 year. METHODS Multiple linear regression was used to investigate the association between ultrasonographic variables of body fat compartments (BFCs) of the face, arm, subcutaneous and visceral abdomen, and the following explanatory variables: gender, age, BMI, and DURARV. RESULTS Of all patients (187), 102 of them with DURARV > 1 year… CONTINUE READING

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