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Associations of epicardial, abdominal, and overall adiposity with atrial fibrillation.

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Background

While adiposity is increasingly recognized as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF), the importance of epicardial fat compared to other adipose tissue depots remains uncertain. We sought to characterize and compare the associations of AF with epicardial fat and measures of abdominal and overall adiposity.

Methods and Results

We conducted a meta-analysis of 63 observational studies including 352,275 individuals, comparing AF risk for one-standard de...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1161/CIRCEP.116.004378

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, CSM
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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Odutayo, A
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Emdin, CA
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Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
12
Pages:
e004378
Publication date:
2016-12-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-03
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EISSN:
1941-3149
ISSN:
1941-3084
Pubs id:
pubs:664974
URN:
uri:5ea5cd9d-df26-470b-82ab-bdf0cac4519c
UUID:
uuid:5ea5cd9d-df26-470b-82ab-bdf0cac4519c
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pubs:664974

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