Body mass, fat-free body mass, and prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from a random population sample: findings from the Copenhagen City Heart Study

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Low body mass index (BMI) is a marker of poor prognosis in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In the general population, the harmful effect of low BMI is due to the deleterious effects of a low fat-free mass index (FFMI; fat-free mass/weight(2)).
TidsskriftAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)79-83
Antal sider5
StatusUdgivet - 2006

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