NAFLD/NASH: clinically relevant adipose tissue measurement techniques

The body mass index (BMI) is commonly used as a proxy measure of body fatness. However, BMI does not reflect the level and distribution of body fat. .....
PUBLISHED IN: Endocrinol Diabetes Metab 2022

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The body mass index (BMI) is commonly used as a proxy measure of body fatness. However, BMI does not reflect the level and distribution of body fat.

This article by A. Vilalta et al. (ProSciento, San Diego, CA, USA) provides a brief description of the most clinically relevant adipose tissue measurement techniques and discusses their value in obesity, diabetes, and NAFLD/NASH clinical research.

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Dr. G. Bozet, MD

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