Triceps Skinfold as a Prognostic Predictor in Outpatient Heart Failure

  title={Triceps Skinfold as a Prognostic Predictor in Outpatient Heart
  author={Priccila Zuchinali and Gabriela Corr{\^e}a Souza and Fernanda Donner Alves and Karina Sanches Machado d'Almeida and Livia A Goldraich and Nadine Oliveira Clausell and Lu{\'i}s Eduardo Paim Rohde},
  booktitle={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
BACKGROUND Most reports regarding the obesity paradox have focused on body mass index (BMI) to classify obesity and the prognostic values of other indirect measurements of body composition remain poorly examined in heart failure (HF). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between BMI and other indirect, but easily accessible, body composition measurements associated with the risk of all-cause mortality in HF. METHODS Anthropometric parameters of body composition were assessed in 344… CONTINUE READING
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