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

Atalar F. , Gormez S., Caynak B., Akan G., Tanriverdi G. , Bilgic-Gazioglu S., et al.

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.