Epicardial adiposity in children with obesity and metabolic syndrome.


Eren E., Koca B., Ture M., Guzel B.

Iranian journal of pediatrics, vol.24, pp.411-7, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: Iranian journal of pediatrics
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-7
  • Keywords: Adipose Tissue, Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Diseases, Adolescence, LEFT-VENTRICULAR MASS, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, CARDIAC ABNORMALITIES, FAT TISSUE, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, OVERWEIGHT, PARAMETERS, MARKER, HEART, INDEX

Abstract

Objective: Obesity increases cardiac diseases by increasing tendency to atherosclerosis. Our aim was to define epicardial adipose tissue thickness, and its related factors in obese children.