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Association between skeletal muscle mass to visceral fat area ratio and arterial stiffness in Chinese patients with type 2 diab

Xu et al.
Used Parameters : Segmental FFM, SMI, PBF, VFA

Publication Year : 2018

Country : China

Journal : BCM Cardiovascular Disorders

The skeletal muscle mass-to-visceral fat area ratio (SVR) has been linked to arterial stiffness in non-diabetic adults. We examined the association between the SVR and arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (252 men and 171 women) aged 40–75 years were enrolled and divided into three groups according to SVR tertiles. Arterial stiffness was measured as brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (baPWV), with baPWV> 1800 mm/s defined as high. Spearman's partial correlation …
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