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Obesity and Risk of NAFLD: A Comparison of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis and Conventional Derived Anthropometric Measures

Maya Balakrishnan et al.
Used Parameters : BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2017

Country : USA

Journal : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Methods This study was nested within the Houston Barrett's Esophagus study, conducted in Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and previously described in detail (7). We included adults who had undergone BIA as part of the study, had abdominal imaging (CT, MRI, or ultrasound) within 6 months of enrollment, and no reported viral hepatitis or excessive alcohol use (> 7 and> 14 beverages/week respectively in women and men). NAFLD was determined based on imaging detected hepatic steatosis.
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