Eur Radiol 2022 Jun 21. Epub 2022 Jun 21.
Department of Radiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University; Shanghai Institute of Medical Imaging, No. 180 Fenglin Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, 200032, China.
Objectives: The presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been associated with major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs); however, the mechanisms that initiate the risk for MACEs in patients with NAFLD remain unknown. We sought to investigate whether plaque progression (PP), determined by coronary CT angiography (CCTA), moderate the relationship between NAFLD and MACEs.
Methods: A total of 1683 asymptomatic participants (mean age, 63. Read More