Height, weight and body mass index in adults with congenital heart disease.

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Abstract

High BMI is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and, in contrast, low BMI is associated with worse prognosis in heart failure. The knowledge on BMI and the distribution in different BMI-classes in adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) are limited.

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Authors
  • Camilla Sandberg
  • Daniel Rinnström
  • Mikael Dellborg
  • Ulf Thilén
  • Peder Sörensson
  • Niels-Erik Nielsen
  • Christina Christersson
  • Karin Wadell
  • Bengt Johansson
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Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-226
JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
Volume187
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes