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dc.creatorGomez-Ambrosi, J. (Javier)-
dc.creatorGonzález-Crespo. I. (Ignacio)-
dc.creatorCatalan, V. (Victoria)-
dc.creatorRodriguez, A. (Amaia)-
dc.creatorMoncada, R. (Rafael)-
dc.creatorValenti, V. (Víctor)-
dc.creatorRomero, S. (Sonia)-
dc.creatorRamirez, B. (Beatriz)-
dc.creatorSilva, C. (Camilo)-
dc.creatorGil, M.J. (María José)-
dc.creatorSalvador, J. (Javier)-
dc.creatorBenito-Boíllos, A. (Alberto)-
dc.creatorColina, I. (Inmaculada)-
dc.creatorFrühbeck, G. (Gema)-
dc.date.accessioned2024-02-09T13:24:25Z-
dc.date.available2024-02-09T13:24:25Z-
dc.date.issued2018-
dc.identifier.citationGomez-Ambrosi, J. (Javier); González-Crespo. I. (Ignacio); Catalan, V. (Victoria); et al. "Clinical usefulness of abdominal bioimpedance (ViScan) in the determination of visceral fat and its application in the diagnosis and management of obesity and its comorbidities". Clinical Nutrition. 37 (2), 2018, 580 - 589es
dc.identifier.issn0261-5614-
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10171/69004-
dc.description.abstractBackground & aims: Visceral adipose tissue (VAT) has been shown to be profoundly responsible of most of the obesity-associated metabolic derangements. The measurement of VAT usually implies the use of imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomography (CT). Our aim was to evaluate the accuracy of the determination of VAT by means of abdominal bioimpedance (BIA) with the ViScan device in comparison with CT and its clinical usefulness in the management of obesity. Methods: We studied a sample of 140 subjects (73 males/67 females) with BMI ranging from 17.7 to 50.4 kg/m2 to evaluate the accuracy of the ViScan in comparison to CT to determine VAT. To further analyze ViScan's clinical usefulness we studied a separate cohort (n = 2849) analyzing cardiometabolic risk factors. Furthermore, we studied the ability of the ViScan to detect changes in VAT after weight gain (n = 107) or weight loss (n = 335). The study was performed from October 2009 through June 2015. Results: ViScan determines VAT with a good accuracy in individuals with a CT-VAT up to 200 cm2, and then with lower precision with increasing body mass, exhibiting a moderate-high correlation with CT-VAT (r = 0.75, P < 0.001). Importantly, VAT determination with the ViScan exhibits better correlations with several cardiometabolic risk factors such as glucose, triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol and markers of fatty liver than anthropometric measurements such as BMI or waist circumference. ViScan is able to detect VAT variations after body weight changes. Conclusions: Since the possibility of measuring VAT by imaging techniques is not always available, abdominal BIA represents a good alternative to estimate VAT, allowing the identification of patients with increased VAT-related cardiometabolic risk and a better management of obese patients.es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipSupported by grants from the Fondo de Investigación Sanitaria-FEDER, Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII), (PI09/91209, PI12/00515, PI13/00460 and PI14/ 00950), the Department of Health (31/2009) of the Gobierno de Navarra of Spain, and the ISCIII, Centro de Investigaci on Biomédica en Red Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición, CIBEROBN, Spaines_ES
dc.language.isoenges_ES
dc.publisherElsevieres_ES
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/closedAccesses_ES
dc.subjectBioimpedancees_ES
dc.subjectBody compositiones_ES
dc.subjectBody fates_ES
dc.subjectObesityes_ES
dc.subjectVisceral fat.es_ES
dc.titleClinical usefulness of abdominal bioimpedance (ViScan) in the determination of visceral fat and its application in the diagnosis and management of obesity and its comorbiditieses_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articlees_ES
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.clnu.2017.01.010-
dadun.citation.endingPage589es_ES
dadun.citation.number2es_ES
dadun.citation.publicationNameClinical Nutritiones_ES
dadun.citation.startingPage580es_ES
dadun.citation.volume37es_ES

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