Sonographically Assessed Intra-Abdominal Fat And Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Adolescents with Extreme Obesity

@inproceedings{Moss2016SonographicallyAI,
  title={Sonographically Assessed Intra-Abdominal Fat And Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Adolescents with Extreme Obesity},
  author={Anja Moss and Kolja Sievert and Wolfgang Siegfried and Alena Siegfried and Stephanie Brandt and Wolfgang K{\"o}nig and Martin Wabitsch},
  booktitle={Obesity facts},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE The metabolic and cardiovascular risk of obesity is predominantly defined through the amount of intra-abdominal fat (IAF). Regarding this risk and the benefits of weight reduction gender-specific differences have been described. The aim of this study was to examine the gender-specific relationship between IAF assessed via ultrasound and the cardiometabolic risk profile in extremely obese adolescents before and after weight loss. METHODS In 107 consecutively admitted adolescents (n… CONTINUE READING

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