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Prevalence of Sarcopenia in Geriatric Patients

2019-10-18 11:21:47 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To assess the prevalence of sarcopenia among inpatients on acute geriatrics and geriatric rehabilitation wards of a Swiss university department of geriatric medicine using the most recent diagnosis definitions from european guidelines.

Study Design

Conditions

Sarcopenia

Location

University Department of Geriatric Medicine FELIX PLATTER
Basel
Switzerland

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Department of Geriatric Medicine FELIX PLATTER

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-18T11:21:47-0400

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Progressive decline in muscle mass due to aging which results in decreased functional capacity of muscles.

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