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Clinical utility and reproducibility of visceral adipose tissue measurements derived from dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in white and African American adults
Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Obesity Society
Volume 21, Issue 11, pages 2221–2224, November 2013
How to Cite
Katzmarzyk, P. T., Greenway, F. L., Heymsfield, S. B. and Bouchard, C. (2013), Clinical utility and reproducibility of visceral adipose tissue measurements derived from dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in white and African American adults. Obesity, 21: 2221–2224. doi: 10.1002/oby.20519
Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are currently used to measure abdominal visceral adipose tissue (VAT) in humans; however, more widely available and less costly dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) also has the potential to measure VAT.
Disclosure: The authors have no competing interests.
- Issue online: 1 NOV 2013
- Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 21 JUN 2013 11:10PM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 6 MAY 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 22 APR 2013
- Manuscript Received: 31 JAN 2013
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