Pericoronary fat attenuation index—a new imaging biomarker and its diagnostic and prognostic utility: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Pericoronary fat attenuation index (FAI) on coronary computed tomography angiography imaging has been proposed as a novel marker of coronary vascular inflammation with prognostic value for major cardiovascular events. We systematically explored published literature in MEDLINE (PubMed) before 20 January 2022 for studies assessing FAI in both diagnostic and prognostic clinical settings in patients with or without cardiovascular disease.
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…