Subcutaneous to visceral fat ratio: a possible risk factor for metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases
Muhammad Nabeel Shafqat,1 Miqdad Haider,2
1Department of Medicine, University of Medical Sciences “Serafin Ruiz de Zarate” Villa Clara (UCMVC), Villa Clara, Cuba; 2Department of Internal Medicine, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Fatima Memorial College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan
We would like to comment, with great interest, about the recently published article “Visceral-to-subcutaneous fat ratio as a predictor of the multiple metabolic risk factors for subjects with normal waist circumference in Korea” by Oh et al,1 which we found very interesting and valuable. This study is a good step to determine the predictive value of visceral-to-subcutaneous fat ratio (VSR) in persons with normal waist circumference for the diagnosis of risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
View the original paper by Oh and colleagues.
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