Ankle Brachial Index Intensifies the Diagnostic Accuracy of Epicardial Fat Thickness for the Prediction of Coronary Artery Disease Complexity


AYKAN A. C. , GÜL I., GÖKDENIZ T., HATEM E., ARSLAN A. O. , KALAYCıOĞLU E., ...More

HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION, vol.23, no.8, pp.764-771, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hlc.2014.03.007
  • Journal Name: HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.764-771
  • Keywords: Peripheral artery disease, Epicardial fat thickness, Coronary, Angiography, SYNTAX, Ankle brachial index, ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, SIROLIMUS-ELUTING STENT, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, SYNTAX SCORE, METABOLIC SYNDROME, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, CLINICAL-OUTCOMES, PRESSURE INDEX, RISK-FACTORS, HEART

Abstract

Objectives Epicardial fat thickness (EFT) and Ankle brachial index (ABI) are associated with coronary artery disease (CAD). The SYNTAX score (SS) reflects the complexity of CAD. We aimed to evaluate the relation of EFT and ABI with CAD complexity.