Sarcopenia and mortality risk in frail older persons aged 80 years and older: results from ilSIRENTE study

Francesco Landi, Rosa Liperoti, Roberto Bernabei, Graziano Onder, Matteo Tosato, Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft

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Abstract

sarcopenia has been indicated as a reliable marker of frailty and poor prognosis among the oldest individuals. We evaluated the impact of sarcopenia on the risk of all-cause death in a population of frail older persons living in community.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-209
Number of pages7
JournalAge and Ageing
Volume42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Age Factors
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Aging
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Cause of Death
  • Female
  • Frail Elderly
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Hand Strength
  • Humans
  • Independent Living
  • Italy
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Male
  • Muscle, Skeletal
  • Prognosis
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Sarcopenia
  • Time Factors

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