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Systemic inflammation in the recovery stage of stroke: its association with sarcopenia and poor functional rehabilitation outco

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Yoshimura Y, et al
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Japan

Journal : Progress in Rehabilitation Medicine

Objective: The aim of our study was to investigate how systemic inflammation relates to sarcopenia and its impact on functional outcomes in the recovery stages of stroke. Methods: A retrospective cohort study was performed in consecutive patients admitted to convalescent rehabilitation wards following stroke. Patients with acute or chronic high-grade inflammatory diseases were excluded. Systemic inflammation was evaluated using the modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS). Sarcopenia was defined as a loss of skeletal muscle mass and …
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