Published: 17 December 2015
Author(s): Sigrid Nordang Skårn, Heidi B. Eggesbø, Arnljot Flaa, Sverre E. Kjeldsen, Morten Rostrup, Cathrine Brunborg, Henrik M. Reims, Tonje Amb Aksnes
Section: Original Article

Abdominal adipose tissue (AAT) consists of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT), which can be further divided into superficial and deep SAT. Despite being a key factor in the development of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, what predicts future amount of AAT is largely unknown.

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