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Body composition and the obesity paradox in coronary heart disease: can heavier really be healthier?

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  • Carl J Lavie Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alban De Schutter Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Richard V Milani Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Carl J Lavie, Exercise Laboratories, John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, Ochsner Clinical School, The University of Queensland School of Medicine, 1514 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121-2483, USA; clavie{at}ochsner.org
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Lavie CJ, De Schutter A, Milani RV
Body composition and the obesity paradox in coronary heart disease: can heavier really be healthier?

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  • First published June 23, 2015.
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September 25, 2015

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