Anthropometry, DXA and leptin reflect subcutaneous but not visceral abdominal adipose tissue by MRI in 197 healthy adolescents

Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article – Annual report year: 2017

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Abdominal fat distribution is associated with development of cardio-metabolic disease, independently of BMI. We assessed anthropometry, serum adipokines and DXA as markers of abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) and visceral adipose tissue (VAT) by MRIMETHODS:We performed a cross-sectional study including 197 healthy adolescents (114 boys) aged 10-15 years nested within a longitudinal population-based cohort. Clinical examination, blood sampling, DXA and abdominal MRI was performed. SAT% and VAT% was adjusted to total abdominal volume. Girls had a higher SAT% than boys in early and late puberty (16 vs. 13%, P
Original languageEnglish
JournalPediatric Research
ISSN0031-3998
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StateE-pub ahead of print - 2017
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