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Yilmaz D., Capan N., Canbakan S., BESLER H. T.
NUTRITION JOURNAL, vol.14, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
COPD, Nutritional status, Dietary intake, Body composition, Fat-free mass, OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE, SKELETAL-MUSCLE, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, BODY-COMPOSITION, NUTRITIONAL DEPLETION, POPULATION, PREVALENCE, MORTALITY, PATTERNS, QUALITY
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Background: Fat-free mass (FFM) depletion has been shown to be a better predictor of mortality than BMI in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The specific aim of the current study was to assess the nutritional status of stable COPD patients in relation to fat free mass index profiles.