Conflicting Role of Sarcopenia and Obesity in Male Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

@inproceedings{Koo2014ConflictingRO,
  title={Conflicting Role of Sarcopenia and Obesity in Male Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey},
  author={Hyeon-Kyoung Koo and Joo-Hyun Park and Hye Kyeong Park and Hoon Jung and Sung-Soon Lee},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of sarcopenia and obesity on pulmonary function and quality of life (QOL) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Data were obtained from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, including data from health interviews, health examinations, nutritional questionnaires, and laboratory findings. Laboratory data included pulmonary function assessment and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry results… CONTINUE READING