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Abstract #4725

1H-MRS Links Adipose Tissue Fat Composition to Liver Fat Content in Men with Metabolic Syndrome

Jesper Lundbom1, Antti Hakkarainen1, Sanni Sderlund2, Nina Lundbom1, Marja-Riitta Taskinen2

1HUS Medical Imaging Centre, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; 2Department of Medicine, University of Helsinki

We used 1H-MRS to study adipose tissue fat composition and liver fat content in men with the metabolic syndrome. Adipose tissue methylene/methyl, an index of saturated fats, correlated negatively with liver fat content.