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The Authors’ reply
We read with interest the response1 to our study.2 The authors speculate: “What if indexed power loss (iPL) is dependent on body surface area (BSA)?” We wish to make the following points in response:
The data extracted from our paper2 that includes 30 patients shows no statistically significant correlation (p=0.167) between iPL and BSA (see online supplementary figure). This clarifies the speculation and supports our conclusion: ‘iPL correlates with exercise capacity’. We believe this is not surprising given …
Contributors All authors were fully involved in the study design, data analysis and interpretation of results, preparation of the manuscript, and final approval of the manuscript.
Competing interests None.
Patient consent Obtained.
Ethics approval All the study protocols complied with the Institutional Review Boards of CHOP and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.