• AI-measured epicardial adipose tissue may improve CV risk prediction

    1 month ago - By Healio

    A deep learning model trained to quantify epicardial adipose tissue volume measured via routine coronary CT angiography scans can improve risk assessment for CV and non-CV outcomes, independent of other risk factors, researchers reported.
    “Body weight is not a reliable measure of obesity, as the fat distribution in the human body is much more important than its absolute quantity,” Charalambos Antoniades, MD, PhD, FRCP, FESC, professor and chair of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Oxford and chair of the British Atherosclerosis Society, told Healio. “With routine
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