TITLE

Myocardial, Perivascular, and Epicardial Fat

AUTHOR(S)
IOZZO, PATRICIA
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Diabetes Care;May2011 Supplement 2, Vol. 34, pS371
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reviews current knowledge provided by imaging studies of the fatty heart in metabolic and heart disease in humans. Several conditions in myocardial triglyceride stores are increased which include obesity, impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes. Evidence also showed that the hallmark of obesity and type 2 diabetes is cardiac steatosis. A diagram is presented illustrating fatty acid overload.
ACCESSION #
61968041

 

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