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Abdominal Wall Fat Index (AFI)

Specialty:

Nutrition

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Description:

The abdominal wall fat index (AFI) is the ratio of preperitoneal and subcutaneous fat layers as determined by ultrasound of the anterior abdominal wall. This correlates with the visceral fat area to subcutaneous fat area ratio (V/S ratio) at the umbilicus as determined from CT scans.

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