ARTÍCULO

Epicardial adipose tissue in the general middle-aged population and its association with metabolic sindrome

Autores: Calabuig Goena, Álvaro; Barba Cosials, Joaquín; Guembe MJ; Díez Martínez, Domingo Francisco Javier; Berjón J; Martínez Vila, Eduardo Antonio; Irimia Sieira, Pablo; Toledo Atucha, Estefanía Ainhoa
Título de la revista: REVISTA ESPAÑOLA DE CARDIOLOGÍA (ENGLISH ED.)
ISSN: 1885-5857
Volumen: 70
Número: 4
Páginas: 254-260
Fecha de publicación: 2017
Resumen:
In a subsample of the general population, EAT measured by echocardiography increased significantly and independently with age. Increased EAT thickness was independently associated with MS and with low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high triglycerides, and elevated waist circumference as individual criteria.