OBJECTIVE: This cross-sectional study compares the relationship of visceral and total abdominal adipose tissue (VAT and TAAT) measurements obtained with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and a range of 'simpler' techniques suitable for field or bedside use: BMI, waist circumference (WC), bioelectrical impedance (BIA) devices and dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). METHOD: 120 participants were recruited, stratified by gender and BMI (20 men and 20 women within each group: lean, overweight and obe...Expand abstract
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Measuring abdominal adipose tissue: comparison of simpler methods with MRI.
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