Ultrasonographic evaluation of the calf muscle mass and architecture in elderly patients with and without sarcopenia


KUYUMCU M. E. , HALİL M. G. , Kara O., Cuni B., ÇAĞLAYAN G. , Guven S., ...More

ARCHIVES OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS, vol.65, pp.218-224, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.archger.2016.04.004
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.218-224

Abstract

Background/objectives: To sonographically assess the muscle mass and architecture of sarcopenic elderly subjects, and to explore the utility of ultrasound (US) measurements in predicting sarcopenia.