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Visceral Fat Estimation for CAD Risk

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Dr AK Chauhan Bareilly, UP    19 December 2017

Visceral fat enhancement is more prevalent and is associated with insulin resistance, HT, classical dyslipidemia with abundant inflammatory markers, which eventually is responsible for CV events. Visceral fat is tagged with metabolic inflammation and white adipose tissue mediates systemic inflammation.

The inflammatory markers are increased many folds to produce catastrophic complications. Estimation of visceral fat is easy and precise with USG/CT scan, which is a gold standard to quantify it. Anthropometery is also a simple method.

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