INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.75, no.3, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Agricultural & Environmental Science Database, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE
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Background Hypertension and sarcopenia are commonly seen in older adults. The renin-angiotensin system and the therapeutic use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors have been on the agenda of sarcopenia in different perspectives. Our aim was to explore the frequency of sarcopenia in patients with hypertension and to investigate the association between the use of ACE inhibitors and sarcopenia.