Sarcopenic Obesity, Functional Outcomes, and Systemic Inflammation in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Pavol Joppa*, Ruzena Tkacova, Frits M. E. Franssen, Corrine Hanson, Stephen I. Rennard, Edwin K. Silverman, Merry-Lynn N. McDonald, Peter M. A. Calverley, Ruth Tal-Singer, Martijn A. Spruit, Klaus Kenn, Emiel F. M. Wouters, Erica P. A. Rutten

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42 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)712-718
JournalJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2016


  • Body composition
  • sarcopenic obesity
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • 6-minute walking distance
  • fibrinogen
  • systemic inflammation

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