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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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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

Received: 3 April 2013

Accepted: 26 September 2013

Published: 1 October 2013

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Original Submission
3 Apr 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Serge Masson
7 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - GULTEN TACOY
19 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - heidi christensen
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
1 Oct 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2261-13-80

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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