The role of active brown adipose tissue in human metabolism


Ozguven S., Ones T., Yilmaz Y., Turoglu H. T. , Imeryuz N.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING, vol.43, no.2, pp.355-361, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00259-015-3166-7
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE AND MOLECULAR IMAGING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.355-361
  • Keywords: Adipose tissue, brown, Dyslipidaemias, F-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Positron emission tomography, PREVALENCE, ARTICLE, SEX, AGE

Abstract

Purpose The presence of activated brown adipose tissue (ABAT) has been associated with a reduced risk of obesity in adults. We aimed to investigate whether the presence of ABAT in patients undergoing F-18-FDG PET/CT examinations was related to blood lipid profiles, liver function, and the prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).