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Review Article

Prevalence and Associated Factor of Brown Adipose Tissue: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Table 1

Characteristics of included studies and prevalence of brown adipose tissue.

IDAuthorYearCountryPopulationSample sizeSampling techniqueStudy designMethod of detectionPrevalence

1Perkins2012UKHospital based386ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan9.85%
2Verongue2010CanadaHospital based4842ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan6.8%
3PaulL et al.2010AustraliaHospital based2934ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan8.5%
4Sergios G2016GermanyHospital based102ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan8.8%
5Cohade et al.2003USAHospital based905ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan6.85%
6Cypess et al.2009USAHospital based1972ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan5.38%
7Paul L2010AustraliaHospital based17ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan17.6%
8AuYong IT et al.2009UKHospital based724ConsecutiveCross-sectional18F-FDG PET-CT scan7.2%

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