hrp0084p3-856 | Fat | ESPE2015

Relationship between Visceral Obesity and Plasma Fibrinogen in Obese Children

Hafez Mona , Masry Sahar El , Musa Noha , Fathy Marwa , Hassan Mona , Hassan Nayera , Tareef Mahmoud , Husseiny Mohamed El

Background: The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents has increased significantly worldwide with an alarming rise of its co-morbidities. The excess of visceral adipose tissue is associated with hypertension, prothrombotic and pro-inflammatory states leading to cardiovascular diseases.Aim of the study: To find possible associations between visceral obesity and plasma fibrinogen, as one of the cardiovascular risk factors, in obese children....