Carbon-14 Fat Oxidation Test: A New Method of Measuring Fat Utilization in the Human

  • Susanne L. von Schuching
  • Arthur F. Abt

Abstract

A relationship between abnormal lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis is generally suspected and, in the past, elaborate laboratory methods have been employed in an attempt to demonstrate this correlation. A relatively new approach to this problem has been the determination of blood levels following the absorption of I131-labeled fat—a test first used in the study of various diseases associated with malabsorption [1].

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© New England Nuclear Corporation 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne L. von Schuching
    • 1
  • Arthur F. Abt
    • 1
  1. 1.Veterans Administration CenterMartinsburgUSA

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