Epicardial fat as an easy predictor of coronary artery disease
The amount of epicardial fat can be estimated on regular CT without gating. Measurements are robust. It is related to the presence of coronary artery disease.
Article: Epicardial fat volume measured on nongated chest CT is a predictor of coronary artery disease
Authors: Yasunori Nagayama, Naoki Nakamura, Ryo Itatani, Seitaro Oda, Shinichiro Kusunoki, Hideo Takahashi, Takeshi Nakaura, Daisuke Utsunomiya, Yasuyuki Yamashita