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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hlc.2014.03.007
  • Title of Journal : HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.764-771

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.