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By Manzoor Wani I am a physician with interest in gastroenterology and hepatology
Chang Geun Lee, Jun Kyu Lee, Yun-Seong Kang, Seungmin Shin, Jae Hak Kim, Yun Jeong Lim, Moon-Soo Koh, Jin Ho Lee, Hyoun Woo Kang
OBJECTIVES: There are several studies considering obesity as the risk factor for various lower gastrointestinal symptoms. But the relationship between visceral abdominal obesity and the incidence of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not studied yet. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and the risk of IBS. METHODS: This is a case-control study comparing the VAT area between subjects with IBS (IBS group) and controls without IBS (non IBS group), who underwent abdomen computerized tomography (CT) for routine health checkup from January 2012 to August 2013 in a health promotion center...
February 2015: American Journal of Gastroenterology
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