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Ultrasound measurement of thigh muscle thickness for assessment of sarcopenia

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Tetsuro Hida et al
Used Parameters : BMI, Segmental FFM, PBF, SMI

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Japan

Journal : Nagoya Journal of Medical Sciences

Our aim of this study is to compare the thigh muscle thickness measurements obtained using ultrasound and bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) methods, and to investigate the validity and cutoff value of the ultrasonography. We analyzed a total of 201 participants (99 male and 102 female participants, mean age, 66.2 years) participated in the annual health checkup in the Yakumo Study, 2014. Thigh muscle thickness (TMT, sum of the rectus femoris and vastus intermedius muscle thickness) was measured using ultrasound at mid-thigh in …
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