Abstract

    Open Access Case Report Article ID: JSSR-5-179

    Epicardial adipose tissue in a coronary artery disease patient

    Sibashankar Kar*

    Thick Epicardial Adipose Tissue (EAT) is not always a finding at operation theatre in patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG). But epicardial fat has a direct relationship with obesity and metabolic syndrome. Its presence is an independent risk factor for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). Intraoperative fi nding is an indicator for post-operative weight reduction and early initiatio pharmaceuticals to prevent progression of native vessel disease.

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    Published on: Oct 30, 2019 Pages: 86-86

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-2968.000079
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