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Body mass index in chronic heart failure: association with biomarkers of neurohormonal activation, inflammation and endothelial dysfunction

  • Heidi M Christensen1Email author,
  • Morten Schou2,
  • Jens P Goetze3, 5,
  • Jens Faber4, 5,
  • Jan Frystyk6, 7,
  • Allan Flyvbjerg6, 7 and
  • Caroline Kistorp4
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders201313:80

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2261-13-80

Received: 3 April 2013

Accepted: 26 September 2013

Published: 1 October 2013

Authors’ Affiliations

Departments of Cardiology and Endocrinology, Herlev University Hospital
Department of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen
Department of Endocrinology, Herlev University Hospital
Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen University
Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital
The Medical Research Laboratories, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University