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  • Delphine Legrand, Bert Vaes, Catharina Matheï, Christian Swine, Jean-Marie Degryse
  • Medicine
  • Age and ageing
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 November 2013)
  • BACKGROUND the prevalence of sarcopenia varies widely between studies. The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of sarcopenia in a representative sample of persons aged 80 years andExpand
  • Wim Adriaensen, Catharina Matheï, Bert Vaes, Gijs van Pottelbergh, Jean-Marie Degryse
  • Medicine
  • Experimental Gerontology
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 September 2015)
  • BACKGROUND Certain inflammatory biomarkers increase with age, provide information about general burden of illness and could cause or reflect any collateral damage to healthy cells and organs.Expand
  • Delphine Legrand, Bert Vaes, Catharina Matheï, Wim Adriaensen, Gijs van Pottelbergh, Jean-Marie Degryse
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 June 2014)
  • OBJECTIVES To evaluate the predictive value of muscle strength and physical performance in the oldest old for all-cause mortality; hospitalization; and the onset of disability, defined as a declineExpand
  • Catharina Matheï, Gijs van Pottelbergh, Bert Vaes, Wim Adriaensen, Didier Gruson, Jean-Marie Degryse
  • Medicine
  • Age and ageing
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 March 2013)
  • BACKGROUND vitamin D deficiency is a well-known cause of bone loss and fractures but its association, especially among the oldest old, with muscle weakness is less obvious. OBJECTIVE to investigateExpand
  • Wim Adriaensen, Evelyna Derhovanessian, +6 authors Catharina Matheï
  • Medicine
  • The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological…
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 February 2015)
  • A subset of older people is at increased risk of hospitalization and dependency. Emerging evidence suggests that immunosenescence reflected by an inverted CD4:8 ratio and cytomegalovirus (CMV)Expand
  • Pauline Boeckxstaens, Bert Vaes, Delphine Legrand, Olivia Dalleur, An De Sutter, Jean-Marie Degryse
  • Medicine
  • The European journal of general practice
  • 2015 (First Publication: 2 January 2015)
  • Abstract Background: Ageing people show increasing morbidity, dependence and vulnerability. Objectives: To compare the relationships of different measures of multimorbidity with dependenceExpand
  • Wim Adriaensen, Catharina Matheï, Bert Vaes, Gijs van Pottelbergh, Pierre E. Wallemacq, Jean-Marie Degryse
  • Biology, Medicine
  • AGE
  • 2014 (First Publication: 21 November 2014)
  • The chronic inflammatory state at old age may contribute to the pathophysiology of or reflect chronic conditions resulting in loss of physical and mental functioning. Therefore, our objective was toExpand
  • Olivia Dalleur, Benoit J Boland, +6 authors Anne Spinewine
  • Medicine
  • BMC Geriatrics
  • 2015 (First Publication: 2 December 2015)
  • BackgroundLittle is known about the prevalence and clinical importance of potentially inappropriate prescribing instances (PIPs) in the very old (>80 years). The main objective was to describe theExpand