Challenges of Defining Sarcopenia: Status Report of the EUGMS Working Group on Sarcopenia

Publish Date: 23 - 25 June 2009
Author(s): Tommy Cederholm, MD, PhD

Abstract:

The definition of sarcopenia has thus far been inexact, sharing many characteristics with cachexia, frailty and starvation. This presentation discusses the issues and considerations that must be taken in creating an operational definition of sarcopenia.
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Tommy Cederholm, MD, PhD

Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
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