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Publication Name World Journal of Radiology
Manuscript ID 8460
Country/Territory Japan
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2014-07-31 11:53
ISSN 1949-8470 (online)
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Category Endocrinology and Metabolism
Manuscript Type Topic Highlights
Article Title Clinical significance of visceral adiposity assessed by computed tomography: A Japanese perspective
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Miwa Ryo, Ken Kishida, Tadashi Nakamura, Tohru Yoshizumi, Tohru Funahashi and Iichiro Shimomura
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Corresponding author Miwa Ryo, MD, PhD, Department of Metabolic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2-2 B-5, Yamada-oka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan. ryomw@gaia.eonet.ne.jp
Keywords Visceral fat; Metabolic syndrome; Computed tomography; Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases
Core Tip Accumulation of intra-abdominal visceral fat correlates with atherogenic and metabolic abnormalities, collectively known as the metabolic syndrome. Visceral adiposity is an important component of the syndrome in Japanese individuals with mild adiposity compared with Western subjects. A computed tomography (CT) scan allows the separate analysis of subcutaneous fat and visceral fat, and the visceral fat area (VFA) from a single CT slice L4 level correlates with total visceral fat volume. A VFA cut-off value of 100 cm2 is used for risk assessment of obesity-related disorders.
Publish Date 2014-07-31 11:53
Citation Ryo M, Kishida K, Nakamura T, Yoshizumi T, Funahashi T, Shimomura I. Clinical significance of visceral adiposity assessed by computed tomography: A Japanese perspective. World J Radiol 2014; 6(7): 409-416
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1949-8470/full/v6/i7/409.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4329/wjr.v6.i7.409
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