Regional fat distribution in children born preterm evaluated at school age

Maria L. Giannì, Stefano Mora, Paola Roggero, Orsola Amato, Pasquina Piemontese, Anna Orsi, Chiara Vegni, Valeria Puricelli, Fabio Mosca

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Abstract

Children born preterm may have aberrant adiposity. At school age, we evaluated body fat and fat distribution in 45 former preterm infants (birth weight ≤1800 g and gestational age

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232-235
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008

Keywords

  • Body composition
  • Body fat distribution
  • Preterm birth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology
  • Histology
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Food Science
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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