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Decreased skeletal muscle mass and risk factors of sarcopenic dysphagia: a prospective observational cohort study

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Maeda K et al.
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Japan

Journal : Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences

Background Dysphagia is a known risk factor for malnutrition and pneumonia. Although sarcopenia is hypothesized to cause dysphagia, its causality remains unclear. Thus, this study aimed to investigate causality and the risk factors for sarcopenic dysphagia. Methods We enrolled 95 hospitalized patients aged 65 years or older who had restricted oral intake without dysphagia. The skeletal muscle index and Functional Oral Intake Scale were used to evaluate muscle mass and swallowing ability, respectively. Nutritional status, assessed by …
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