Pericardial cavity

Known as: Cavity, Pericardial, Cavity of pericardial sac, BODY CAVITY, PERICARDIAL 
The potential body space formed between the parietal and visceral layers of the pericardial sac.
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1945-2018
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
AIMS Using a large international database from multiple cohort studies, the aim is to create a generalizable easily used risk… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to characterize the relationship between pericardial fat and atrial fibrillation (AF… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Obesity represents an important risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF). We tested the hypothesis that pericardial… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Pericardial fat (ie, fat around the heart) may have a direct role in the atherosclerotic process in coronary arteries… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES Pericardial fat as a visceral fat depot may be involved in the pathogenesis of coronary atherosclerosis. To gain… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Pericardial fat may be an important mediator of metabolic risk. Correlations with cardiovascular disease risk factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a key regulator of blood vessel development in embryos and angiogenesis in adult… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Previous studies have shown that during avian heart development, epicardial and coronary vascular smooth muscle precursors are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
INTRODUCTION A possible epicardial site of origin may be the reason for unsuccessful endocardial application of radiofrequency… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
VCAM-1 is a cytokine-inducible cell surface protein capable of mediating adhesion to leukocytes expressing alpha 4 integrins… (More)
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