Pericardial fat volume is related to atherosclerotic plaque burden rather than to lesion severity.

@article{RodrguezGranillo2017PericardialFV,
  title={Pericardial fat volume is related to atherosclerotic plaque burden rather than to lesion severity.},
  author={Gast{\'o}n A. Rodr{\'i}guez-Granillo and Patricia Marina Carrascosa and Alejandro Deviggiano and Carlos Mar{\'i}a Capu{\~n}ay and Macarena Cynthia De Zan and Alejandro Goldsmit and Roxana Campisi},
  journal={European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging},
  year={2017},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={
          795-801
        }
}
Aims We sought to explore the relationship between pericardial fat volume (PFV) and both coronary atherosclerosis (CA) extent and severity using coronary artery calcium score (CAC), computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA), and invasive coronary angiography in patients at high to intermediate likelihood of coronary artery disease (CAD). Methods and… CONTINUE READING