Additional file 1: Figure S1.

Forest plot for SMD (fixed-effect model) in location-specific EAT thickness at the right ventricular free wall between CAD and non-CAD groups in the overall meta-analysis (including nine published studies). Moreover, subgroup analyses were assessed by the measurement tool of EAT thickness (echocardiography or CT). SMD, standardized mean difference; CAD, coronary artery disease; EAT, epicardial adipose tissue.

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Wu et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2014 14:62   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-14-62