Comparison of ultrasonographic and anthropometric methods to assess body fat in childhood obesity


Semiz S. , Ozgoren E., Sabir N.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY, vol.31, no.1, pp.53-58, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0803414
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-58

Abstract

Background: Pattern of fat distribution rather than obesity is of importance for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The accurate measurement of total and regional fat mass requires sophisticated and often expensive methods that have limited applicability in the clinical setting.