Sabahat Bokhari

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C hronic kidney disease (CKD) affects 13% of the US population. 1 Although a significant proportion of these patients progress to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) requiring renal replacement therapy (RRT) 2 or renal transplantation, cardiovascular disease remains the most common cause of mortality and accounts for 53% of all deaths with a known cause in(More)
Epicardial adipose tissue is a source of pro-inflammatory cytokines and has been linked to the development of coronary artery disease. No study has systematically assessed the relationship between local epicardial fat volume (EFV) and myocardial perfusion defects. We analyzed EFV in patients undergoing SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging combined with(More)
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