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Visceral fat index: a novel predictor for coronary collateral circulation

Sahinturk et al.
Used Parameters : MM, BFM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Turkey

Journal : Archives Endocrinology Metab.

Objective This study was designed to investigate the role of visceral adiposity along with other clinical parameters in predicting poor coronary collateral circulation (CCC) among patients with severe obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD). Subjects and methods A total of 135 patients with severe obstructive CAD and good (n= 70) or poor (n= 65) CCC were included. Data on angiographically detected CCC, the quality criteria for CCC (Rentrop scores) and visceral fat index (VFI) obtained via bioelectrical impedance were compared …
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