Sinef Aksoy

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The echocardiographic measurement of epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) has been suggested as an easy method for evaluation of the visceral adipose tissue and its related cardiovascular risks in adults. However, a direct effect of obesity on cardiac function is not well established, and echocardiographic EAT thickness has not been studied in children. The aims(More)
OBJECTIVE Left atrial size can be considered an independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The measurements of left atrium may be used to assess obesity, which is an important risk factor of cardiovascular diseases. It is aimed to determine the factors that effect to the left atrial size, which is an indicator of cardiac risk in obese children(More)
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