Epicardial fat

 
National Institutes of Health

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2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine whether epicardial fat volume predicts coronary events in the general population… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of exercise training on ventricular epicardial fat thickness in obese men… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Uncoupling protein-1 (UCP-1) is the inner mitochondrial membrane protein that is a specific marker for and mediator of… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
AIMS Relationship between obesity and cardiovascular (CV) disease depends not only on the amount of body fat, but also on its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Echocardiographic epicardial adipose tissue is a new index of cardiac and visceral adiposity with great potential as a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cardiac adiposity defined as increased epicardial adipose tissue and massive deposits of fat within the atrial septum (lipomatous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The association between epicardial fat and coronary artery disease has not been evaluated. The objective of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
INTRODUCTION Inflammation contributes to cardiovascular disease and is exacerbated with increased adiposity, particularly omental… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Ectopic fat accumulation within and around the myocardial wall has been implicated in the pathogenesis of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Epicardial adipose tissue has been recently recognized as a source of bioactive molecules as well as free fatty acids… (More)
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