ESCR 2016 / P-0025
Increased epicardial fat and signs of impaired sistolic left ventricular function in NAFLD Patients: MRI evaluation and correlation with abdominal fat.
Congress: ESCR 2016
Poster No.: P-0025
Type: Scientific Poster
Keywords: Metabolic disorders, Diagnostic procedure, MR, Cardiac
Authors: C. M. Berzovini1, R. Faletti2, M. Gatti2, E. Caramia2, E. Vanni1; 1Torino/IT, 2Turin/IT


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