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In vivo precision of the GE Lunar iDXA for the measurement of visceral adipose tissue in adults: the influence of body mass index

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In vivo precision of the GE Lunar iDXA for the measurement of visceral adipose tissue in adults : the influence of body mass index. / Mellis, M. G.; Oldroyd, B.; Hind, K.

In: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 68, No. 12, 12.2014, p. 1365-1367.

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Mellis, M. G. ; Oldroyd, B. ; Hind, K. / In vivo precision of the GE Lunar iDXA for the measurement of visceral adipose tissue in adults : the influence of body mass index. In: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014 ; Vol. 68, No. 12. pp. 1365-1367.

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title = "In vivo precision of the GE Lunar iDXA for the measurement of visceral adipose tissue in adults: the influence of body mass index",
abstract = "CoreScan is a new software for the GE Lunar iDXA, which provides a quantification of visceral adipose tissue (VAT). The objective of this study was to determine the in vivo precision of CoreScan for the measurement of VAT mass in a heterogeneous group of adults. Forty-five adults (aged 34.6 (8.6) years), ranging widely in body mass index (BMI 26.0 (5.2)  kg/m2; 16.7–42.4 kg/m2), received two consecutive total body scans with repositioning. The sample was divided into two subgroups based on BMI, normal-weight and overweight/obese, for precision analyses. Subgroup analyses revealed that precision errors (RMSSD:%CV; root mean square standard deviation:% coefficient of variation) for VAT mass were 20.9 g:17.0% in the normal-weight group and 43.7 g:5.4% in overweight/obese groups. Our findings indicate that precision for DXA-VAT mass measurements increases with BMI, but caution should be used with %CV-derived precision error in normal BMI subjects.",
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