KOREAN CIRCULATION JOURNAL, vol.45, no.3, pp.210-215, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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KOREAN CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Cardiovascular diseases, Echocardiography, Epicardium, Hypothyroidism, Visceral adipose tissue, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, METABOLIC SYNDROME, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE, THYROID-FUNCTION, BLOOD-PRESSURE, RISK-FACTORS, FAT, HORMONE, PARAMETERS
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Background and Objectives: Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) is considered to be a potential risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) thickness is also closely related to cardiovascular disorders. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether SH is associated with higher EAT thickness.