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Increased pancreatic fat fraction is present in obese adolescents with metabolic syndrome

Mueller, Pascal
Viallon, Magalie
Published in Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2012, vol. 54, no. 6, p. 720-6
Abstract Little is known about pancreatic fat accumulation and its possible associations with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and glucose metabolism. The aim of the present study was to quantify pancreatic fat fraction (PFF) in lean and obese adolescents and explore its relation to metabolic parameters.
Keywords AdolescentBlood Glucose/metabolismCase-Control StudiesChildCholesterol, HDL/bloodFastingFemaleHumansInsulin/bloodInsulin ResistanceIntra-Abdominal Fat/metabolismLeptin/bloodMagnetic Resonance ImagingMaleMetabolic Syndrome X/complications/metabolismObesity/complications/metabolismPancreas/metabolismTriglycerides/bloodGamma-Glutamyltransferase/blood
PMID: 22157928
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Research groups Gastroentérologie et transplantation (pédiatrie) (181)
L'hypertension pulmonaire (pédiatrie) (228)
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MAGGIO, Albane Bertha et al. Increased pancreatic fat fraction is present in obese adolescents with metabolic syndrome. In: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2012, vol. 54, n° 6, p. 720-6. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31700

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