Aziz Tirsi and Michelle Duong contributed equally to this manuscript
Retinal vessel abnormalities as a possible biomarker of brain volume loss in obese adolescents
Version of Record online: 1 JUL 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Obesity Society
Volume 21, Issue 12, pages E577–E585, December 2013
How to Cite
Tirsi, A., Duong, M., Tsui, W., Lee, C. and Convit, A. (2013), Retinal vessel abnormalities as a possible biomarker of brain volume loss in obese adolescents. Obesity, 21: E577–E585. doi: 10.1002/oby.20450
Relevant conflicts of interest/financial disclosures: Nothing to report. Full financial disclosures and author notes may be found in the online version of the article
Disclosure: The authors declared no conflicts of interest.
Funding agencies: This study was supported by the National Institutes of Health DK083537 and supported in part by grant 1UL1RR029893 from the National Center for Research Resources.
Author contributions: AT, AC, and CL collected data and analyzed retinal and brain images. WT created the image analyses tools and the tools for retinal evaluations. MD analyzed the data and drafted the manuscript. AC and CL conceived the study and AC obtained funds for and directed the study. All authors were involved in writing the paper and had final approval of the submitted and published versions.
- Issue online: 3 DEC 2013
- Version of Record online: 1 JUL 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 20 MAR 2013 02:22AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 21 FEB 2013
- Manuscript Received: 11 OCT 2012