Increased epicardial fat thickness is associated with cardiac functional changes in healthy women.

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Epicardial fat tissue is a visceral fat depot with anatomical and functional contiguity to the myocardium and coronary arteries. The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between epicardial fat thickness (EFT) and cardiac changes in healthy female subjects. The study population consisted of ninety-six consecutive healthy female (mean age… (More)

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@article{Kilicaslan2012IncreasedEF, title={Increased epicardial fat thickness is associated with cardiac functional changes in healthy women.}, author={Baris Kilicaslan and Oner Ozdoğan and Mehmet Aydin and Huseyin Dursun and Ibrahim Susam and Faruk Ertaș}, journal={The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine}, year={2012}, volume={228 2}, pages={119-24} }