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Pericardial fat amount is an independent risk factor of coronary artery stenosis assessed by multidetector‐row computed tomogra

Tae Hyuk Kim
Used Parameters : BFM

Publication Year : 2011

Country : Korea

Journal : Obesity

Pericardial fat surrounding the heart and coronary arteries might aggravate vessel wall inflammation and stimulate the progression of coronary atherosclerosis. However, there has been little comprehensive evaluation of the effects of pericardial fat on coronary artery disease (CAD). We investigated the relationship between pericardial fat volume and the severity of coronary artery stenosis assessed by computed tomography and angiography among patients with suspected CAD. Participants from the cohort of the Korean …
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