Journal of Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome



Korean J Obes 2013; 22(3): 182-183

Published online September 30, 2013

Copyright © Korean Society for the Study of Obesity.

The Difference Patterns for Each Obesity Index According to the Presence or not of the Colon Polyps in Age Groups (Korean J Obes Vol.22 No.2 2013)

Jung Hwan Kim

Department of Family Medicine, Eulji Hospital, Eulji University College of Medicine

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.



  1. The Korea Central Cancer Registry. Annual report of cancer statistics in Korea in 2009 Korea central cancer registry. Seoul: Ministry of health and welfare;2011.
  2. Correa P, Strong JP, Reif A, Johnson WD. The epidemiology of colorectal polyps. Cancer 1977;39:2258-64.
  3. Kim MC, Kim CS, Jeong TH, Kim YS. Prevalence and risk factors for adenomatous polyp in Koreans (a cross-sectional study). J Korean Acad Fam Med 2006;27:549-55.
  4. Jacobs ET, Marinez ME, Alberts DS, Jiang R, Lance P, Lowe KA, et al. Association between body size and coloretal adenoma recurrence. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007;5:982-90.
    Pubmed KoreaMed CrossRef
  5. Ju JH, Lim TK, Shin KK, Park KH, Park KC, Kim MJ, et al. Relationship between the metabolic syndrome and colorectal polyps. J Korean Acad Fam Med 2007;28:134-40.
  6. Kim MC, Jung SW, Kim CS, Chung TH, Yoo CI, Park NH. Metabolic syndrome is associated with increased risk of recurrent colorectal adenomas in Korean men. Int J Obes (Lond) 2012;36:1007-11.
    Pubmed CrossRef
  7. Kim SE, Shim KN, Jung SA, Yoo K, Moon IH. An association between obesity and the prevalence of colonic adenoma according to age and gender. J Gastroenterol 2007; 42:616-23.
    Pubmed CrossRef
  8. Nagaretani H, Nakamura T, Funahashi T, Kotani K, Miyanaga M, Tokunaga K, et al. Visceral fat is a major contributor for multiple risk factor clustering in Japanese men with impaired glucose tolerance. Diabetes Care 2001;24:2127-33.
    Pubmed CrossRef
  9. Lee YJ, Na YJ, Kim LO, Kim HJ, Kong MH. The difference patterns for each obesity index according to the presence or not of the colon polyp in age groups. Korean J Obes 2013;22:94-9.