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Decreased muscle mass in Korean subjects with intracranial arterial stenosis: The Kangbuk Samsung Health Study

Jung HJ et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, SMI, BFM, PBF, WHR

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Korea

Journal : Atherosclerosis

Backgrounds and aims Intracranial arterial stenosis (ICAS) is a common cause of ischemic stroke in Asians. Decreased muscle mass is one of the major causes of chronic disease in adults. The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between muscle mass and ICAS in Korean adults. Methods For this study, we selected a total of 10,530 participants (mean age, 43.3 years; 8558 men) in a health screening program, for whom transcranial Doppler (TCD) ultrasound was used to detect> 50% ICAS based on criteria modified from …
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