Sarcopenia and mortality among older nursing home residents

Francesco Landi, Rosa Liperoti, Domenico Fusco, Simona Mastropaolo, Davide Quattrociocchi, Anna Proia, Anna Silvia Proia, Matteo Tosato, Roberto Bernabei, Graziano Onder

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Sarcopenia has been indicated as a reliable marker of frailty and poor prognosis among the oldest individuals. At present, no data are available on sarcopenia in the nursing home population. The aim of the current study was to explore the relationship between sarcopenia and all-cause mortality in a population of elderly persons aged 70 years and older living in a nursing home in Italy.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)121-126
Numero di pagine6
RivistaJournal of the American Medical Directors Association
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2012


  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Aging
  • Body Mass Index
  • Cause of Death
  • Cohort Studies
  • Comorbidity
  • Female
  • Frail Elderly
  • Homes for the Aged
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Kaplan-Meier Estimate
  • Male
  • Muscle Strength
  • Nursing Homes
  • Physical Fitness
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sarcopenia
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sex Factors
  • Statistics, Nonparametric
  • Survival Rate


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