Age‐related alterations in muscle architecture are a signature of sarcopenia: the ultrasound sarcopenia index

Abstract Background The assessment of muscle mass is a key determinant of the diagnosis of sarcopenia. We introduce for the first time an ultrasound imaging method for diagnosing sarcopenia based on changes in muscle geometric proportions. Methods Vastus lateralis muscle fascicle length (Lf) and thi...

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Main Authors: Marco Narici, Jamie McPhee, Maria Conte, Martino V. Franchi, Kyle Mitchell, Sara Tagliaferri, Elena Monti, Giuseppe Marcolin, Philip J. Atherton, Kenneth Smith, Bethan Phillips, Jonathan Lund, Claudio Franceschi, Marcello Maggio, Gillian S. Butler‐Browne
Format: Article
Published: Wiley 2021-08-01
Series:Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle
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