Sarcopenia prevalence and associations with mortality and hospitalisation by various sarcopenia definitions in 85–89 year old community-dwelling men: a report from the ULSAM study

Abstract Background Operational definitions of sarcopenia, i.e. loss of muscle function and mass, have been proposed by the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Sarcopenia Project (FNIH). The aim of this study was to a...

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Main Authors: Sigvard Sobestiansky, Karl Michaelsson, Tommy Cederholm
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-11-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
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