Correlation between epicardial fat (EpF) thickness and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD). EpF thickness correlated significantly with (A) e’ (r = −0.39, p < 0.001), (B) E/e’ (r = 0.27, p < 0.001), and (C) mitral inflow deceleration time (r = 0.29, p = 0.002). (D) EpF thickness in patients with or without left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD). The bar graph shows the mean + standard deviation. EpF thickness was significantly greater in patients with LVDD (5.1 ± 2.6 cm3) than in controls (2.8 ± 1.6 cm3, p < 0.001).