Jingzhong Ding

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The association of pericardial fat with calcified coronary plaque
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1914-9. 2008
  2. pmc The association of pericardial fat with incident coronary heart disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:499-504. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of birth cohort and age on body composition in a sample of community-based elderly
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:405-10. 2007
  4. pmc Association between non-subcutaneous adiposity and calcified coronary plaque: a substudy of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:645-50. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 levels but not with myocardial infarction or stroke
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1109-15. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The association of regional fat depots with hypertension in older persons of white and African American ethnicity
    Jingzhong Ding
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:971-6. 2004
  7. pmc Overweight and obesity over the adult life course and incident mobility limitation in older adults: the health, aging and body composition study
    Denise K Houston
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1207, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:927-36. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein intake is associated with lean mass change in older, community-dwelling adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study
    Denise K Houston
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1207, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:150-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Pericardial adipose tissue and coronary artery calcification in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    JILL MCCLAIN
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1056-63. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Liver attenuation, pericardial adipose tissue, obesity, and insulin resistance: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Paul A McAuley
    Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences, Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1855-60. 2011

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. doi request reprint The association of pericardial fat with calcified coronary plaque
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1914-9. 2008
    ..Pericardial fat has a higher secretion of inflammatory cytokines than subcutaneous fat. Cytokines released from pericardial fat around coronary arteries may act locally on the adjacent cells...
  2. pmc The association of pericardial fat with incident coronary heart disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:499-504. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional studies suggest that pericardial fat is positively associated with coronary artery disease independent of total body fat...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of birth cohort and age on body composition in a sample of community-based elderly
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:405-10. 2007
    ..The effect of the recent obesity epidemic on body composition remains unknown. Furthermore, age-related changes in body composition are still unclear...
  4. pmc Association between non-subcutaneous adiposity and calcified coronary plaque: a substudy of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:645-50. 2008
    ..Excessive non-subcutaneous fat deposition may impair the functions of surrounding tissues and organs through the release of inflammatory cytokines and free fatty acids...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 gene polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 levels but not with myocardial infarction or stroke
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1109-15. 2006
    ..We investigated the association of polymorphisms and common haplotypes of the PAI-1 gene with plasma PAI-1 levels, as well as the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke...
  6. ncbi request reprint The association of regional fat depots with hypertension in older persons of white and African American ethnicity
    Jingzhong Ding
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:971-6. 2004
    ..Fat distribution has been shown to be a strong correlate of hypertension, independent of general obesity. However, population-based studies are lacking on the association of regional fat depots with hypertension...
  7. pmc Overweight and obesity over the adult life course and incident mobility limitation in older adults: the health, aging and body composition study
    Denise K Houston
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1207, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:927-36. 2009
    ..0001) on risk of mobility limitation for the cumulative effect of obesity in men and overweight and/or obesity in women. Onset of overweight and obesity in earlier life contributes to an increased risk of mobility limitation in old age...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein intake is associated with lean mass change in older, community-dwelling adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study
    Denise K Houston
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1207, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:150-5. 2008
    ..Dietary surveys suggest that many older, community-dwelling adults consume insufficient dietary protein, which may contribute to the age-related loss of lean mass (LM)...
  9. doi request reprint Pericardial adipose tissue and coronary artery calcification in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    JILL MCCLAIN
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1056-63. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship of pericardial adipose tissue (PAT) with coronary artery calcification in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis...
  10. doi request reprint Liver attenuation, pericardial adipose tissue, obesity, and insulin resistance: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Paul A McAuley
    Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences, Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1855-60. 2011
    ..10 ± 0.01 for whites, 0.11 ± 0.02 for Chinese, 0.08 ± 0.2 for blacks, and 0.14 ± 0.01 for Hispanics. Liver attenuation and pericardial adipose tissue were associated with insulin resistance, independent of BMI and waist circumference...
  11. pmc Does the amount of fat mass predict age-related loss of lean mass, muscle strength, and muscle quality in older adults?
    Annemarie Koster
    National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:888-95. 2011
    ..We therefore examined the association of baseline total body fat with changes in leg lean mass, muscle strength, and muscle quality over 7 years of follow-up and whether this link was explained by adipocytokines and insulin resistance...
  12. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity is an independent risk factor for chronic heart failure in older people
    Barbara J Nicklas
    Sticht Center on Aging, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:413-20. 2006
    ..To examine whether total and abdominal adiposity are risk factors for the development of chronic heart failure (CHF) in older men and women...
  13. pmc Association between carotid intima-media thickness and pericardial fat in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:58-65. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the association between carotid IMT and PF, and to examine whether such an association is independent from common atherosclerosis risk factors including measures of overall adiposity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diabetes, hyperglycemia, and inflammation in older individuals: the health, aging and body composition study
    Nathalie de Rekeneire
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1902-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association of inflammation with hyperglycemia (impaired fasting glucose [IFG]/impaired glucose tolerance [IGT]) and diabetes in older individuals...
  15. doi request reprint Pericardial fat and atrial conduction abnormalities in the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Michael J Babcock
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:179-84. 2011
    ..Among Pfat, BMI and WC, BMI had the most robust association with P-wave indexes. These findings raise doubts about potential local effects of Pfat on atrial electrophysiology and morphology...
  16. pmc Intraperitoneal fat is associated with thickening of the thoracic aorta in individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events
    Haroon L Chughtai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1784-90. 2011
    ..03). Elevated IP fat volume is associated with an increase in ascending AOWT, a condition that promotes CV events in middle aged and elderly adults...
  17. pmc Pericardial fat loss in postmenopausal women under conditions of equal energy deficit
    Tina E Brinkley
    Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:808-14. 2011
    ..Weight loss induced by caloric restriction (CR) or aerobic exercise can reduce pericardial fat, and these reductions may help improve cardiovascular health...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers and onset of cardiovascular events: results from the Health ABC study
    Matteo Cesari
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Circulation 108:2317-22. 2003
    ..Inflammation plays an important role in cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study is to investigate the predictive value of several inflammatory markers on the incidence of cardiovascular events in well-functioning older persons...
  19. pmc Regional adipose tissue associations with calcified atherosclerotic plaque: African American-diabetes heart study
    Jasmin Divers
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2004-9. 2010
    ..004). As in European Americans, PAT is associated with CP in African Americans with type 2 diabetes. Ethnic differences in the relationships between organ-specific adipose tissue depots and atherosclerosis require further study...
  20. pmc Weight change and cognitive function: findings from the Women's Health Initiative Study of Cognitive Aging
    Ira Driscoll
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1595-600. 2011
    ..Relationships were largely independent of initial BMI, self-reported caloric intake or dieting. The lack of associations between weight gain and cognition in women is consistent with the existing literature...
  21. pmc Renal sinus fat and poor blood pressure control in middle-aged and elderly individuals at risk for cardiovascular events
    Haroon L Chughtai
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Hypertension 56:901-6. 2010
    ..These results indicate that further studies are warranted to determine whether fat accumulation in the RS promotes hypertension...
  22. pmc Aging-related geniohyoid muscle atrophy is related to aspiration status in healthy older adults
    Xin Feng
    Department of Otolaryngology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:853-60. 2013
    ..This study aimed to explore whether aging and aspiration in older adults were related to GH muscle atrophy and fatty infiltration...
  23. pmc Individual pathogens, pathogen burden and markers of subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Moyses Szklo
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 10:747-51. 2009
    ..A random sample of 1056 individuals chosen from 5030 Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis cohort participants were included...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of methods to measure heart size using noncontrast-enhanced computed tomography: correlation with left ventricular mass
    Kurt R Daniel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 32:934-41. 2008
    ..Left ventricular (LV) mass is a useful independent predictor of cardiovascular events. We sought to develop a new correlate of LV mass using noncontrast-enhanced cardiac computed tomography (NCE-CCT)...
  25. pmc Beyond breast cancer: mammographic features and mortality risk in a population of healthy women
    Rachel A Murphy
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e78722. 2013
    ..Breast fibroglandular (dense) tissue is a risk factor for breast cancer. Beyond breast cancer, little is known regarding the prognostic significance of mammographic features...
  26. pmc Methylomics of gene expression in human monocytes
    Yongmei Liu
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 22:5065-74. 2013
    ..These data may help prioritize interrogation of biologically relevant methylation loci and provide new insights into the epigenetic basis of human health and diseases. ..
  27. pmc Effects of intensive glucose lowering on brain structure and function in people with type 2 diabetes (ACCORD MIND): a randomised open-label substudy
    Lenore J Launer
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Lancet Neurol 10:969-77. 2011
    ..People with type 2 diabetes are at risk of cognitive impairment and brain atrophy. We aimed to compare the effects on cognitive function and brain volume of intensive versus standard glycaemic control...
  28. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass indexed to height and prevalent MRI cerebrovascular disease in an African American cohort: the Atherosclerotic Risk in Communities study
    Ervin R Fox
    NHLBI Jackson Heart Study, Mississippi, USA
    Stroke 36:546-50. 2005
    ..Despite the greater burden of stroke, the echocardiographic predictors of stroke in African Americans remain poorly understood...
  29. ncbi request reprint Glucose and insulin components of the metabolic syndrome are associated with hyperandrogenism in postmenopausal women: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:540-8. 2004
    ..001). Higher FAI was associated with the hyperinsulinemia and hyperglycemia components of the metabolic syndrome. The role of androgens in glucose homeostasis in postmenopausal women requires further study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Serum leptin concentrations and body adipose measures in older black and white adults
    Constance E Ruhl
    Social and Scientific Systems, Inc, 8758 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:576-83. 2004
    ..Among US adults, serum leptin concentrations are higher in women than in men and are higher in blacks than in whites independent of anthropometric measures of body fatness...
  31. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and cerebral abnormalities on magnetic resonance imaging in a community-based population of middle-aged adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Room 6009, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Stroke 35:16-21. 2004
    ..We examined the associations of alcohol intake with MRI-defined cerebral abnormalities in a middle-aged, population-based cohort...
  32. ncbi request reprint Racial disparity in long-term mortality rate after hospitalization for myocardial infarction: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am Heart J 146:459-64. 2003
    ..This study examined the racial disparity in mortality rates after MI and possible explanatory factors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Skin tissue cholesterol assay correlates with presence of coronary calcium
    Dhananjay Vaidya
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Atherosclerosis 181:167-73. 2005
    ..We tested whether skin tissue cholesterol (SkTC) is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis, assessed using carotid intima-medial thickness (IMT) and coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and serum leptin concentration independently estimate percentage body fat in older adults
    Constance E Ruhl
    Social and Scientific Systems Inc, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1121-6. 2007
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  35. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and the risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults
    Javed Butler
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1595-602. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) predicts a higher risk for cardiovascular events in older adults...
  36. pmc 4G/5G plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 polymorphisms and haplotypes are associated with pneumonia
    Sachin Yende
    CRISMA Laboratory Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:1129-37. 2007
    ..Whether variation within the PAI-1 gene is associated with increased susceptibility to infection is unknown...
  37. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and functional limitation in older people: health, aging and body composition study
    Linda F Fried
    Department of Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:750-6. 2006
    ..To assess whether chronic kidney disease (CKD) is independently associated with incident physical-function limitation...
  38. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome is associated with circulating adipokines in older adults across a wide range of adiposity
    Tongjian You
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:414-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of metabolic syndrome to several adipokines and the role of total and visceral adiposity in influencing this relationship in older adults...
  39. ncbi request reprint Genetic admixture, adipocytokines, and adiposity in Black Americans: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Christina L Wassel Fyr
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Hum Genet 121:615-24. 2007
    ..The association with adiponectin became stronger after adjustment for adiposity. These novel findings suggest that admixture mapping may identify genetic factors influencing the levels of IL-6 SR, CRP, IL-2 SR, and adiponectin...
  40. ncbi request reprint Kidney function as a predictor of loss of lean mass in older adults: health, aging and body composition study
    Linda F Fried
    Renal Section, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1578-84. 2007
    ..To assess the association between kidney function and change in body composition in older individuals...
  41. ncbi request reprint Smoking, diabetes, and blood cholesterol differ in their associations with subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    A Richey Sharrett
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 615N Wolfe St, Room E6518, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Atherosclerosis 186:441-7. 2006
    ..Diabetes contributes uniquely to arterial stiffness...
  42. ncbi request reprint Associations of sleep-disordered breathing and cerebral changes on MRI
    John Robbins
    Department of Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:159-65. 2005
    ..This study tested the significance of associations of SDB with evidence of brain injury or ischemia determined by cerebral magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Associations between two common polymorphisms in the ABCA1 gene and subclinical atherosclerosis: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Jeana L Benton
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Atherosclerosis 193:352-60. 2007
    ..We examined these associations in a sample of Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) participants...
  44. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and white matter disease in the brainstem in older adults
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Sleep 27:474-9. 2004
    ..To examine whether sleep-disordered breathing is associated with white matter disease in the brainstem...
  45. ncbi request reprint A prospective analysis of risk factors for white matter disease in the brain stem: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Jingzhong Ding
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room W6009, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 22:275-82. 2003
    ..However, no epidemiologic study has examined the associations between cardiovascular risk factors and WMD in the brain stem...
  46. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Am J Med 118:1288. 2005
    ..We determined the prevalence of aspirin use in relation to coronary heart disease risk and changes over time...
  47. ncbi request reprint Endogenous postmenopausal hormones and carotid atherosclerosis: a case-control study of the atherosclerosis risk in communities cohort
    Sherita Hill Golden
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 333, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:437-45. 2002
    ..20, 0.74). The authors found higher total testosterone and SHBG to be inversely related to carotid atherosclerosis, suggesting their potential importance in reducing atherosclerotic risk in postmenopausal women not using HRT...

Research Grants5

  1. Pericardial fat and subclinical and clinical measures of coronary heart disease
    Jingzhong Ding; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Given the health impact of coronary heart disease, there is a pressing need to examine the relationship between pericardial fat and coronary heart disease. ..
  2. Pericardial fat and subclinical and clinical measures of coronary heart disease
    Jingzhong Ding; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Given the health impact of coronary heart disease, there is a pressing need to examine the relationship between pericardial fat and coronary heart disease. ..