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


Semiz S. , Ozgoren E., Sabir N.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY, cilt.31, ss.53-58, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0803414
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.53-58

Özet

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.