Relation between visceral fat and disease risk in children and adolescents.

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This review examines whether the relations and metabolic parameters necessary for the development of syndrome X are present in children and whether the metabolic complications of obesity in children are explained by excess intraabdominal adipose tissue (IAAT), or visceral fat. Despite the limited use of imaging techniques in research studies, an increasing… (More)

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@article{Goran1999RelationBV, title={Relation between visceral fat and disease risk in children and adolescents.}, author={M. I. Goran and Barbara Gower}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={1999}, volume={70 1 Part 2}, pages={149S-156S} }