It's more than low BMI: prevalence of cachexia and associated mortality in COPD

Merry-Lynn N. McDonald*, Emiel F. M. Wouters, Erica Rutten, Richard Casaburi, Stephen Rennard, David A. Lomas, Marcas Bamman, Bartolome Celli, Alvar Agusti, Ruth Tal-Singer, Craig P. Hersh, Mark Dransfield, Edwin K. Silverman

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Original languageEnglish
Article number100
Number of pages9
JournalRespiratory Research
Volume20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2019

Keywords

  • COPD
  • Cachexia
  • BODE
  • Weight loss
  • BMI
  • FAIL

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McDonald, M-L. N., Wouters, E. F. M., Rutten, E., Casaburi, R., Rennard, S., Lomas, D. A., Bamman, M., Celli, B., Agusti, A., Tal-Singer, R., Hersh, C. P., Dransfield, M., & Silverman, E. K. (2019). It's more than low BMI: prevalence of cachexia and associated mortality in COPD. Respiratory Research, 20, [100]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12931-019-1073-3