- •A small difference in epicardial adipose tissue density has been reported between patients with and without coronary events.
- •However, epicardial adipose tissue is composed of beige fat and its activation may change in response to several stimuli.
- •We show that season, clinical and demographic factors induce a change in epicardial adipose tissue attenuation.
- •We conclude that the numerous confounders influencing adipose tissue attenuation may limit its utility as a marker of risk.
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