Reproducibility of regional DEXA examinations of abdominal fat and lean tissue.

@article{Tallroth2013ReproducibilityOR,
  title={Reproducibility of regional DEXA examinations of abdominal fat and lean tissue.},
  author={Kaj Tallroth and Jyrki Kettunen and Urho M Kujala},
  journal={Obesity facts},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          203-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to develop and test the validity of a new repeatable method to delimit abdominal areas for follow-up of fat mass (FM) and lean tissue mass (LM) in DEXA examinations. METHODS 37 male volunteers underwent two DEXA examinations. Total body FM and LM measurements and corresponding abdominal measurements in a carefully defined region were calculated from the first scan. After repositioning of the subjects and a second scan, the delimited region was copied and… CONTINUE READING

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