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Abstract #0850

Visceral Fat Saturation is Positively Correlated with Liver Fat Content

Jesper Lundbom1, Antti Hakkarainen, Sanni Sderlund2, Jukka Westerbacka2, Nina Lundbom1, Marja-Riitta Taskinen2

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

We used long TE 1H-MRS to characterize visceral adipose tissue saturated fat. The CH2/CH3 ratio correlated positively with liver fat content in 14 male subjects. This is in contrast to a previously reported negative correlation between subcutaneous CH2/CH3 and liver fat content.