Cut-off points of the visceral adiposity index (VAI) identifying a visceral adipose dysfunction associated with cardiometabolic risk in a Caucasian Sicilian population

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>The Visceral Adiposity Index (VAI) is a sex-specific mathematical index, based on Waist Circumference (WC), Body Mass Index (BMI), triglycerides (TG) and HDL cholesterol (HDL) levels, indirectly expressing visceral adipose function a...

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Main Authors: Amato Marco C, Giordano Carla, Pitrone Maria, Galluzzo Aldo
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: BMC 2011-10-01
Series:Lipids in Health and Disease
Subjects:
VAI
Online Access:http://www.lipidworld.com/content/10/1/183