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Development of an arterio-venous difference method to study the metabolic physiology of the femoral adipose tissue depot.

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Gluteofemoral adipose tissue (AT) has interesting positive associations with metabolic health, yet little is known of its metabolic physiology. Here, we describe a technique for cannulation of a vein draining the femoral fat depot. Using ultrasound guidance, a cannula was introduced into a superficial branch of the great saphenous vein. We also obtained arterialized blood and, for comparison, blood representing drainage from forearm muscle and from subcutaneous abdominal AT. We measured appro...

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10.1038/oby.2009.486

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
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Journal:
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.)
Volume:
18
Issue:
5
Pages:
1055-1058
Publication date:
2010-05-01
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EISSN:
1930-739X
ISSN:
1930-7381
Source identifiers:
35055
Language:
English
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pubs:35055
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uuid:a5879b69-05fc-4fca-9cf1-26afd1901d60
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pubs:35055
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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