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Abdominal visceral to subcutaneous adipose tissue ratio is associated with increased risk of erosive esophagitis

Body Composition Assessment
Ze EY et al.
Used Parameters : BW, BMI

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Korea

Journal : Digestive Diseases and Sciences

Background To investigate the association between abdominal fat distribution represented by the visceral fat area (VFA) to subcutaneous fat area (SFA) ratio, and erosive esophagitis (EE). Methods Seven hundred and twenty-eight participants aged> 40 years underwent physical examination, blood tests, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, and abdominal computer tomography at Chung-Ang University Hospital from 2007 to 2012. Results Of 728 subjects, 65 (8.9%) had EE. The EE patients had higher body mass index, metabolic syndrome …
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