Visceral adipose tissue and body fat mass: Predictive values for and role of gender in cardiometabolic risk among Turks

Onat A., Ugur M., Can G., Yuksel H., Hergenc G.

NUTRITION, vol.26, no.4, pp.382-389, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nut.2009.05.019
  • Journal Name: NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.382-389
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: We investigated the predictive values of visceral adipose tissue area (VAT) and body fat mass for a composite endpoint consisting of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease and for incident metabolic syndrome