NATURE REVIEWS CARDIOLOGY: Perivascular fat — an unheralded informant of coronary inflammation.

Perivascular fat — an unheralded informant of coronary inflammation

NATURE REVIEWS CARDIOLOGY: A novel image-analysis method using standard CT imaging demonstrates that changes in the CT signal of coronary perivascular adipose tissue are associated with the degree of inflammation in adjacent coronary plaques. This exciting development might become a useful adjuvant clinical tool, although further validation and prospective outcome studies are required.

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