Journal article

Ectopic fat storage in heart, blood vessels and kidneys in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases

  • Montani, Jean-Pierre Department of Medicine/Division of Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Carroll, Joan F. Department of Integrative Physiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Forth Worth, Texas, USA
  • Dwyer, Terry M. Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
  • Antic, Vladan Department of Medicine/Division of Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Yang, Zhihong Department of Medicine/Division of Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Dulloo, Abdul G. Department of Medicine/Division of Physiology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
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    2004
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  • International Journal of Obesity. - 2004, vol. 28, no. S58-65
English In humans and most animal models, the development of obesity leads not only to increased fat depots in classical adipose tissue locations but also to significant lipid deposits within and around other tissues and organs, a phenomenon known as ectopic fat storage. The purpose of this review is to explore the possible locations of ectopic fat in key target-organs of cardiovascular control... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Département de Médecine
Language
  • English
Classification
Medicine
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https://folia.unifr.ch/unifr/documents/299639