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Simple measurement popularizes sarcopenia evaluation in patients with heart failure

  • Taro Narumi
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    The Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Nephrology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
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  • Tetsu Watanabe
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    Corresponding author at: Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Nephrology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2-2-2 Iida-Nishi, Yamagata 990-9585, Japan. Tel.: +81 23 628 5302; fax: +81 23 628 5305.
    Affiliations
    The Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Nephrology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
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  • Isao Kubota
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    The Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Nephrology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
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