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Characteristics of sarcopenia by European consensuses and a phenotype score

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Author
Jang et al.
Used Parameters : SMI

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle

Background We aimed to assess the clinical characteristics of sarcopenia by the original and revised European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP 1 and 2), and to propose a new sarcopenia phenotype score (SPS) to improve relevance of clinical outcomes. Methods Analyses were performed in 1408 older adults of the Aging Study of PyeongChang Rural Area, a community‐based cohort in Korea. For sarcopenia definitions, we used EWGSOP 1, EWGSOP 2, and SPS, a new index counting number of abnormal …
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