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Sarcopenic obesity is associated with activities of daily living and home discharge in post-acute rehabilitation

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Yoshimura et al.
Used Parameters : SMI, FMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : JAMDA

Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of sarcopenic obesity on activities of daily living and home discharge rates in adults undergoing convalescent rehabilitation. In addition, we evaluated diagnostic criteria for sarcopenic obesity to predict outcomes. Design A retrospective cohort study. Setting and Participants In total, 971 Japanese patients in a post-acute rehabilitation hospital between 2014 and 2016. Methods Sarcopenic obesity was defined as the presence of both sarcopenia and obesity. Sarcopenia was diagnosed using …
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