alexa Relationship of epicardial adipose tissue with atrial dimensions and diastolic function in morbidly obese subjects.


Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

Author(s): Iacobellis G, Leonetti F, Singh N, M Sharma A

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Abstract Obesity is associated with atrial dilation and diastolic dysfunction although the causative mechanisms are not completely understood. In this study we showed for the first time that increase in epicardial fat thickness is significantly correlated with atria enlargement and impairment in diastolic filling in morbidly obese subjects. This article was published in Int J Cardiol and referenced in Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

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