Deep-Learning for Epicardial Adipose Tissue Assessment With Computed Tomography: Implications for Cardiovascular Risk Prediction
Automated assessment of Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) volume is possible in CCTA, including in patients who are technically challenging; it forms a powerful marker of metabolically unhealthy visceral obesity, which could be used for cardiovascular risk stratification.
Inflammation and cholesterol as predictors of cardiovascular events among patients receiving statin therapy
In these contemporary data from 31 245 patients who are receiving statin therapy, residual inflammatory risk appears to be more…
Pericoronary Adipose Tissue as a Marker of Cardiovascular Risk
JACC Review Topic of the Week. In this review the authors aim to summarize the role of PCAT in cardiac…