original-paper | 28-June-2019
Over the last decades, subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) has been a subject of interest for many specialists in various fields of medicine, such as cardiology, endocrinology and metabolic diseases. There are numerous reports on the endocrine function of SAT(1,2) and the impact of sex hormones on its distribution(3,4).
SAT is described anatomically as a continuous structure(5). However, recent findings indicate that it is divided into many compartments separately supplied with blood
Robert Krzysztof Mlosek,
Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 77, 105–112