Threshold value of subepicardial adipose tissue to detect insulin resistance in obese children


Abaci A., Tascilar M. E. , Saritas T., Yozgat Y. , Yesilkaya E., Kilic A., et al.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY, cilt.33, ss.440-446, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/ijo.2009.1
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.440-446

Özet

Aim: Until now, the association between subepicardial adipose tissue ( SAT), insulin resistance and intima-media thickness (IMT) has not been evaluated in obese children. In this study, we evaluated whether echocardiographic SAT is related to insulin resistance and IMT in obese children.