J.J. Carr

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BACKGROUND Fatty liver disease (FLD) is characterized by increased intrahepatic triglyceride content with or without inflammation and is associated with obesity, and features of the metabolic syndrome. Several recent genome-wide association studies have reported an association between single-nucleotide polymorphism rs738409 in the (patatin-like(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship of pericardial adipose tissue (PAT) with coronary artery calcification in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. DESIGN AND METHODS The baseline cohort comprised 6,814 Caucasian (38%), African-American (28%), Chinese American (12%), and Hispanic (22%) adults aged 45-84, without known clinical cardiovascular(More)
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