MRI sagittal abdominal diameter is a stronger predictor of metabolic syndrome than visceral fat area or waist circumference in a high-risk vascular cohort

  • Hoenig M
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Abstract

To determine whether sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) is associated with the metabolic syndrome independently of visceral fat area (VFA) and waist circumference (WC).

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  • Insulin resistance
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Sagittal abdominal diameter
  • Visceral fat area
  • Waist circumference

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  • Michel R. Hoenig

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