Greater Peri-Aortic Fat Volume at Midlife is Associated with Slower Gait Speed Later in Life in Women: The SWAN Cardiovascular Fat Ancillary Study.

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Summary of "Greater Peri-Aortic Fat Volume at Midlife is Associated with Slower Gait Speed Later in Life in Women: The SWAN Cardiovascular Fat Ancillary Study."

Higher perivascular adipose tissue (PVAT) contributes to adverse physiologic alterations in the vascular wall, and thus could potentially limit normal physical function later in life. We hypothesize that higher PVAT volume at midlife is prospectively associated with slower gait speed later in life, independent of overall adiposity and other risk factors.


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Name: The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences
ISSN: 1758-535X


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