Kennedy, N.J.; Quinton, A.E.; Peek, Michael; Robledo, Kristy P; Benzie, R; Nanan, Ralph K. H.
Introduction: Chronic inflammation leads to adipose tissue (AT) fibrosis through excessive accumulation of extracellular matrix
proteins. An increasing degree of fibrosis in AT is associated with increasing body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance.
Anecdotally AT has been observed to vary with ease of ultrasound penetration on medical examinations. Ultrasound strain
elastography (SE) is a useful tool in assessing fibrosis in liver disease but has not previously been used to assess AT...[Show more]
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.