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Title: Visceral adiposity is not associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm presence and growth
Author(s): Cronin, Oliver
Liu, David
Bradshaw, Barbara
Iyer, Vikram
Buttner, Petra
Cunningham, Margaret
Walker, Philip J
Golledge, Jonathan
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Keywords: abdominal aortic aneurysm
Issue Date: Aug-2014
Date Deposited: 15-Jul-2014
Citation: Cronin O, Liu D, Bradshaw B, Iyer V, Buttner P, Cunningham M, Walker PJ & Golledge J (2014) Visceral adiposity is not associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm presence and growth. Vascular Medicine, 19 (4), pp. 272-280.
Abstract: Previous studies in rodent models and patients suggest that visceral adipose could play a direct role in the development and progression of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). This study aimed to assess the association of visceral adiposity with AAA presence and growth. This study was a case-control investigation of patients that did (n=196) and did not (n=181) have an AAA who presented to The Townsville Hospital vascular clinic between 2003 and 2012. Cases were patients with AAA (infra-renal aortic diameter >30 mm) and controls were patients with intermittent claudication but no AAA (infra-renal aortic diameter
DOI Link: 10.1177/1358863X14537883
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