Evaluation of epicardial fat tissue thickness in patients with hyperthyroidism

Abstract

Thyroid hormones have several effects on the cardiovascular system, and recent studies have found that thyroid disorders affect coronary intima-media thickness (CIMT) in particular. Despite increased CIMT in patients with hyperthyroidism, the extent of the relationship between CIMT and epicardial fat thickness (EFT) in those patients is unknown. Furthermore… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00508-014-0570-0

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