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Body Composition and Biomarkers of Colorectal Cancer Risk in African Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites
Introduction: Excess visceral adipose tissue (VAT) associates with inflammation, insulin resistance(IR) and colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. Compared to Non-Hispanic Whites (NHW), healthy African Americans (AA) have less VAT ...
Measuring Abdominal Circumference and Skeletal Muscle From a Single Cross-Sectional Computed Tomography Image: A Step-by-Step Guide for Clinicians Using National Institutes of Health ImageJ.
(SAGE Publications, 2016-03)
Diagnostic computed tomography (CT) scans provide numerous opportunities for body composition analysis, including quantification of abdominal circumference, abdominal adipose tissues (subcutaneous, visceral, and intermuscular), ...