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.

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