Published in Blood Weekly, May 13th, 2010
"Anecdotally, the prevalence of cardiac cachexia appears to be falling, perhaps due to the increased use of beta-blockers. However, chronic heart failure is so common that many patients continue to lose weight and continue to deteriorate to a point where transplantation or mechanical support is considered," wrote A.L. Clark and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "The origin of cachexia remains elusive and further...
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