Ectopic fat storage in heart, blood vessels and kidneys in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases

@article{Montani2004EctopicFS,
  title={Ectopic fat storage in heart, blood vessels and kidneys in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases},
  author={J P Montani and Joan F Carroll and T. M. Dwyer and Vladan Antic and Zheng Yang and Abdul.G. Dulloo},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={S58-S65}
}
In humans and most animal models, the development of obesity leads not only to increased fat depots in classical adipose tissue locations but also to significant lipid deposits within and around other tissues and organs, a phenomenon known as ectopic fat storage. The purpose of this review is to explore the possible locations of ectopic fat in key target… CONTINUE READING