Impact of weight reduction on pericardial adipose tissue and cardiac structure in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Obesity and pericardial adipose tissue are independent risk factors for atrial fibrillation (AF) and adverse cardiac structural remodeling. The effect of weight reduction on pericardial adipose tissue and cardiac structure remains unknown. METHODS We prospectively performed cardiac magnetic resonance imaging on 87 participants with AF… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2015.02.008

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