Epicardial and thoracic fat - Noninvasive measurement and clinical implications Full Text
Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, 07/16/2012
Dey D et al. – Quantitative measurement of epicardial fat volume from noninvasive imaging modalities such as CT and MRI are feasible, and may play a clinical role in cardiovascular risk assessment. The evidence to date warrants larger studies with follow–up to further investigate the role of epicardial fat as an imaging marker with prognostic importance.