The role of mediastinal adipose tissue 11β-hydroxysteroid d ehydrogenase type 1 and glucocorticoid expression in the development of coronary atherosclerosis in obese patients with ischemic heart disease

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Atalar F., Gormez S. , Caynak B., Akan G., Tanriverdi G., Bilgic-Gazioglu S., ...Daha Fazla

Cardiovascular Diabetology, cilt.11, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Visceral fat deposition and its associated atherogenic complications are mediated by glucocorticoids. Cardiac visceral fat comprises mediastinal adipose tissue (MAT) and epicardial adipose tissue (EAT), and MAT is a potential biomarker of risk for obese patients.