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The relationship between sarcopenia and oral sarcopenia in elderly people

Geriatrics
Author
R Kobuchi et al.
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : Journal of Oral Rehabilitation

Background Sarcopenia in the oral region, including the tongue, leads to declined swallowing function and dysphagia. Muscle mass and strength, and motor function in the oral region have not been examined together, and the relationship between generalised and oral sarcopenia remains unclear. Objective (s) The purpose of this study is to clarify the relationship between generalised sarcopenia and oral sarcopenia in the elderly in order to facilitate the establishment of a method for assessing oral sarcopenia. Methods A total of 54 …
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