Radiology 2018 12 21;289(3):641-648. Epub 2018 Aug 21.
From the Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences (M.A.G., J.E., I.R.K., S.L.Z.) and Division of Cardiology (A.S.J.M.T.R., C.A.J., C.T., B.M., B.G.K., H.T., H.C.), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Halsted B180, Baltimore, MD 21287; Division of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands (A.S.J.M.T.R.); Netherlands Heart Institute, Utrecht, the Netherlands (A.S.J.M.T.R.); and Department of Medicine/Cardiology, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind (H.S.V.C.).
Purpose To compare epicardial fat in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) with that in healthy subjects. Materials and Methods In this retrospective study, cardiac CT scans in 44 patients with ARVD/C (mean age, 39 years ± 12; 23 men) were compared with those in 45 control group participants between January 2008 and July 2015. Volumes of intrathoracic adipose tissue, mediastinal adipose tissue (MAT), and total epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) were quantified. Read More