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Answer to the Letter to the Editor of V. B. Safer et al. concerning “Analysis of skeletal muscle mass in women over 40 with degenerative lumbar scoliosis” by Eguchi Y et al. (Eur Spine J; 2018: doi:10.1007/s00586-018-5845-0)

  • Yawara EguchiEmail author
  • Toru Toyoguchi
  • Kazuhide Inage
  • Kazuki Fujimoto
  • Sumihisa Orita
  • Miyako Suzuki
  • Hirohito Kanamoto
  • Koki Abe
  • Masaki Norimoto
  • Tomotaka Umimura
  • Takashi Sato
  • Masao Koda
  • Takeo Furuya
  • Yasuchika Aoki
  • Junichi Nakamura
  • Tsutomu Akazawa
  • Kazuhisa Takahashi
  • Seiji Ohtori
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The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yawara Eguchi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Toru Toyoguchi
    • 2
  • Kazuhide Inage
    • 3
  • Kazuki Fujimoto
    • 3
  • Sumihisa Orita
    • 3
  • Miyako Suzuki
    • 3
  • Hirohito Kanamoto
    • 3
  • Koki Abe
    • 3
  • Masaki Norimoto
    • 3
  • Tomotaka Umimura
    • 3
  • Takashi Sato
    • 3
  • Masao Koda
    • 3
  • Takeo Furuya
    • 3
  • Yasuchika Aoki
    • 4
  • Junichi Nakamura
    • 3
  • Tsutomu Akazawa
    • 5
  • Kazuhisa Takahashi
    • 3
  • Seiji Ohtori
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryShimoshizu National HospitalChibaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryChiba Qiball ClinicChibaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of MedicineChiba UniversityChibaJapan
  4. 4.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryEastern Chiba Medical CenterChibaJapan
  5. 5.Department of Orthopaedic SurgerySt. Marianna University School of MedicineKawasakiJapan

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