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Rotator cuff tear and sarcopenia: are these related?

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Chung SW et al.
Used Parameters : SLM, SMM, BFM

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Background Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass and consequent loss of muscle function with aging. Its prevalence among the general population is 12% to 30% in those aged> 60 years. We evaluated (1) the difference in the prevalence of sarcopenia between patients with rotator cuff tear and controls and (2) the sarcopenia severity according to the size of the rotator cuff tear. Methods Group 1 included 48 consecutive patients with chronic symptomatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears (mean age, 60.1±6.5 years; range, 46-76 years) …
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