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Association of sarcopenic dysphagia with underlying sarcopenia following hip fracture surgery in older women

Nagano et al.
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : Nutrients

This study aimed to investigate the association between the development of dysphagia in patients with underlying sarcopenia and the prevalence of sarcopenic dysphagia in older patients following surgical treatment for hip fracture. Older female patients with hip fractures (n= 89) were studied. The data of skeletal muscle mass, hand-grip strength, and nutritional status were examined. The development of dysphagia postoperatively was graded using the Food Oral Intake Scale by a certified nurse in dysphagia nursing. The patients' mean age …
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