The bone mass (BM) and chronic cardiac decompensation (CCD) in an elderly population.

Abstract

This study intended to evaluate the existing correlation between the cardiac compensation and the bone mass, investigating the bone mineral density (BMD) in a population suffering from CCD or chronic heart disease (CHD). We enrolled 171 patients, all over the age of 70, being in the functional N.Y.H.A. Class II (Population A: 85 patients) and in Class III… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2010.05.003

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