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Revisiting the obesity paradox in heart failure: percent body fat as predictor of biomarkers and outcome

Topic: Epidemiology, Prognosis, Outcome

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Doctor Alberto Aimo

Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa (Italy)
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Poster Session 5 - Cardiometabolic

Speakers: Doctor A. Aimo, Doctor C. Chrysohoou, Doctor L. Vicent Alaminos, Doctor W. Hunter, Doctor K. Ohori...

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ESC Congress 2019

31 August - 4 September 2019

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