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Utility of Ultrasound as a Valid and Accurate Diagnostic Tool for Sarcopenia: Sex‐Specific Cutoff Values in Chronic Kidney Dise

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
J. Wilkinson et al.
Used Parameters : ASM, TMM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : UK

Journal : Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine

Objectives Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have aberrant changes in body composition, including low skeletal muscle mass, a feature of “sarcopenia.” The measurement of the (quadriceps) rectus femoris (RF) cross‐sectional area (CSA) is widely used as a marker of muscle size. Cutoff values are needed to help discriminate the condition of an individual's muscle (eg, presence of sarcopenia) quickly and accurately. This could help distinguish those at greater risk and aid in targeted treatment programs. Methods …
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