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Ultrasound helpful for abdominal obesity.?

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Specializes in Endocrinology

Depends: Depends on what you are looking for.

Answered 10/3/2016

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No: Obesity can make it difficult to obtain a quality us exam. For some research applications dexa, ct or MRI are used to measure the amount of fat and evaluate how it responds to obesity treatments.

Answered 6/11/2017

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