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Comparison of epicardial fat volume by CT in black versus white patients with acute chest pain

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Dec 27, 2014
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

We compared CT-derived volumes of epicardial adipose tissue (EAT), mediastinal adipose tissue (MAT), and pericoronary fat thickness (PFT) and correlations with CAD between black and white patients. Read more

Case: Dual energy provides new insight in the distribution of disease of gout

posted by Savvas Nicolaou, M.D. | Feb 10, 2008
Savvas Nicolaou, M.D.
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History A 53 year old patient presented to the rheumatologist with right knee pain that was associated with a locking knee while walking. This patient had a past history of aspiration-proven gout affecting his first metatarsophalangeal joint. No active inflammation and subcutaneous nodules that would be suggestive of tophus. Mild … Read more

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