Volumetric evaluation of fat in the renal sinus in normal subjects using stereological method on computed tomography images and its relationship with body composition


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Caglar V., Songur A., Acar M., Uygur R., Alkoc O. A. , Acar T.

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, cilt.73, ss.302-308, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 73 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5603/fm.2014.0016
  • Dergi Adı: FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.302-308

Özet

Background: The aim of the study was: to describe a simple, accurate and practical technique for estimating the volume of adipose tissue within the renal sinus (RS) using stereological method on computed tomography (CT) images; to establish a population database for volume of fat within the RS from 21 to 80 years of age; to investigate the effect of age, gender, body mass index (BMI) and abdominal diameters on RS fat volume in normal subjects.