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‘Derivation of new reference tables for human heart weights in light of increasing body mass index’
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    Simplified normal heart weight scale
    • Masahito Hitosugi, Associate Professor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Shinobu Yamauchi, Shogo Tokudome
    Editor - We found the article entitled "Derivation of new reference table for human heart weights in light of increasing body mass index", written by Gaitskell et al, extremely interesting.1 Postmortem heart weight is important in diagnosing whether the heart is normal. In this article, the author described that heart weight (HW) correlated slightly better with body surface area (BSA) than body weight and presented new reference c...
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