Midthigh Muscle Cross-Sectional Area Is a Better Predictor of Mortality than Body Mass Index in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Marquis K
  • Debigaré R
  • Lacasse Y
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  • body weight
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • diseases
  • including copd
  • muscle
  • survival
  • the loss of muscle
  • tissue may have
  • wasting
  • wasting related to chronic
  • we can speculate that

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Authors

  • Karine Marquis

  • Richard Debigaré

  • Yves Lacasse

  • Pierre Leblanc

  • Jean Jobin

  • Guy Carrier

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