Imaging assessment of visceral adipose tissue area and its correlations with metabolic alterations.

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BACKGROUND Androgenic obesity is associated with a higher risk of metabolic disorders, thus favoring the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases and other morbidities. OBJECTIVE To verify the influence of the visceral adipose tissue (VAT) area, measured by computed tomography (CT), on the metabolic alterations in adult and elderly individuals. METHODS CT… (More)

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@article{Roriz2010ImagingAO, title={Imaging assessment of visceral adipose tissue area and its correlations with metabolic alterations.}, author={Anna Karla Carneiro Roriz and Adriana Lima Mello and Juliana Fontes Guimar{\~a}es and Fabiana Cajuhy dos Santos and Jairza Maria Barreto Medeiros and L{\'i}lian Ramos Sampaio}, journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia}, year={2010}, volume={95 6}, pages={698-704} }