Relationship between visceral fat and PAI-1 in overweight men and women before and after weight loss.

@article{Kockx1999RelationshipBV,
  title={Relationship between visceral fat and PAI-1 in overweight men and women before and after weight loss.},
  author={Maaike Kockx and Rianne Leenen and J. C. Seidell and Hans M G Princen and Teake Kooistra},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={1490-6}
}
This study was aimed at evaluating the relationship between visceral fat accumulation and plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) levels in healthy, obese men and women undergoing weight loss therapy. The subjects, 25 men and 25 premenopausal women, aged between 26 and 49 years, with an initial body mass index between 28 and 38 kg/m2, received a controlled diet for 13 weeks providing a 4.2 MJ/day energy deficit. Magnetic resonance imaging was used to measure visceral and subcutaneous… CONTINUE READING

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