Neglected areas on thorax computed tomography evaluation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Paravertebral muscles and para-aortic adipose tissue


REŞORLU M. , KARATAĞ O. , Toprak C. A. , Ozturk M. O.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIATION ONCOLOGY, vol.62, no.4, pp.487-492, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1754-9485.12716
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIATION ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.487-492

Abstract

IntroductionThis study, investigated the para-aortic adipose tissue cross-sectional area, a novel predictor of cardiovascular diseases and degenerative changes in the paravertebral muscles, in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).