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Abdominal Fat

Known as: Fat, Abdominal, Fats, Abdominal, Abdominal Fats 
Fatty tissue in the region of the ABDOMEN. It includes the ABDOMINAL SUBCUTANEOUS FAT and the INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Pericardial fat may be an important mediator of metabolic risk. Correlations with cardiovascular disease risk factors… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
There is currently substantial confusion between the conceptual definition of the metabolic syndrome and the clinical screening… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Visceral adipose tissue (VAT) compartments may confer increased metabolic risk. The incremental utility of measuring… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The underlying pathophysiology of the metabolic syndrome is the subject of debate, with both insulin resistance and obesity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT The metabolic syndrome, a concurrence of disturbed glucose and insulin metabolism, overweight and abdominal fat… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Obesity is now so common within the world's population that it is beginning to replace undernutrition and infectious diseases as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The authors estimated abdominal fat distribution on the basis of measurements at computed tomography (CT). The attenuation range… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Whether visceral adipose tissue has a uniquely powerful association with insulin resistance or whether subcutaneous abdominal fat… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The casual relationship between intraabdominal visceral fat accumulation and metabolic disorders was analyzed in 46 obese… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The importance of body fat distribution as a predictor of metabolic aberrations was evaluated in 9 nonobese and 25 obese… Expand
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