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MONW phenotype is associated with advanced colorectal adenoma in Korean men

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Moon-Chan Kim
Used Parameters : BW, BMI

Publication Year : 2012

Country : Korea

Journal : Obesity

The aim of this study was to investigate whether there was a relationship between colorectal adenoma and metabolically obese but normal weight (MONW) among Korean men and women. The MONW phenotype is defined as a BMI< 25, but fulfilling the metabolic syndrome (MS) criteria with a modified waist circumference (≥ 90 cm for men and≥ 85 cm for women) appropriate for Korean. A total of 3,430 subjects (2,263 men and 1,167 women; 23–75 years old) were included in the study. Colorectal adenomas were diagnosed in 775 …
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