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A Critical Appraisal of the Definition of Sarcopenia in Patients with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Pitfall of Adjusted Mu

Bariatrics
Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Author
Park et al.
Used Parameters : ASM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Korea

Journal : Life

Traditionally, sarcopenia has defined as amount of absolute muscle mass adjusted by height in the elderly people. However, relative muscle mass adjusted by weight has been used extensively in most non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) studies. Here, we attempted to investigate the pitfall of adjusted muscle mass by weight to evaluate association between sarcopenia and NAFLD. Adult subjects (n= 1343) who underwent a health check-up were finally included for analysis. The weight-adjusted skeletal muscle …
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