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Examining the Role of Body Mass Index in Heart Failure with a Preserved Ejection Fraction: Is there an Obesity Phenotype?

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Although preliminary research suggests there may be an obese HFpEF phenotype, the purpose of this investigation was to examine the impact of BMI status on four key domains of HFpEF; plasma neurohormone levels, health related quality of life (HRQOL), exercise capacity, and LV function.
subject
heart failure
obesity
preserved ejection fraction
contributor
Christensen, Brittany (author)
Brubaker, Peter H (committee chair)
Fanning, Jason T (committee member)
date
2019-05-24T08:35:51Z (accessioned)
2020-05-23T08:30:17Z (available)
2019 (issued)
degree
Health and Exercise Science (discipline)
embargo
2020-05-23 (terms)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/93983 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
Examining the Role of Body Mass Index in Heart Failure with a Preserved Ejection Fraction: Is there an Obesity Phenotype?
type
Thesis

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