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All forms of obesity correlate with atrial fibrillation risk but some are worse than others

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From a recent study:

Methods and
Results—We conducted a meta-analysis of 63 observational studies
including 352 275 individuals, comparing AF risk for 1-SD increases
in epicardial fat, waist circumference, waist/hip ratio, and body
mass index. A 1-SD higher epicardial fat volume was associated with a
2.6-fold higher

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