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Factors associated with the development of sarcopenia in kidney transplant recipients

Yanishi M et al.
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Used Parameters : BW, BMI, SMM, BFM, BMR

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Japan

Journal : Transplantation Proceedings

Introduction Sarcopenia is characterized by an involuntary loss of skeletal muscle mass, strength, and function. Previous studies suggest that it is generally associated with aging and chronic kidney diseases. The focus of this study was on the association between sarcopenia and pre-sarcopenia in kidney transplant recipients. Methods Fifty-one patients who underwent kidney transplantation at Kansai Medical University Hospital were enrolled, and their sarcopenia status was evaluated between April and July 2016. Sarcopenia was …
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