DOI: 10.21470/1678-9741-2018-0230
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Abstract: Objective To evaluate the predictive value of epicardial fat thickness (EFT) in CHA 2 DS 2 -VASc (congestive heart failure, hypertension, age ≥75 years, diabetes mellitus, previous stroke or transient ischemic attack, vascular disease, age 65-74 years, sex category) score risk groups. Methods A total of 158 consecutive patients (75 females, 83 males, mean age 70.8±6.3 years) admitted routinely for cardiologic control…

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