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Effectiveness of nutritional supplementation on muscle mass in treatment of sarcopenia in old age: a systematic review.
- V. Malafarina, F. Úriz-Otano, R. Iniesta, L. Gil-Guerrero
- Journal of the American Medical Directors…
BACKGROUND Much interest has been focused on nutritional treatment of sarcopenia, loss of muscle mass and performance associated to aging; however, its benefits are unclear. OBJECTIVE To analyze… Expand
Endothelial Dysfunction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- L. Moro, C. Pedone, S. Scarlata, V. Malafarina, F. Fimognari, R. Antonelli-Incalzi
- 13 May 2008
Background: Cardiovascular diseases are prevalent in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We hypothesized that endothelial dysfunction could be a marker of the proatherogen… Expand
Quality of Life in Sarcopenia and Frailty
The reduced muscle mass and impaired muscle performance that define sarcopenia in older individuals are associated with increased risk of physical limitation and a variety of chronic diseases. They… Expand
Serum albumin and health in older people: Review and meta analysis.
- Sonia Cabrerizo, D. Cuadras, F. Gómez-Busto, Iñaki Artaza-Artabe, Fernando Marín-Ciancas, V. Malafarina
- 1 May 2015
Albumin is the most abundant plasmatic protein. It is only produced by the liver and the full extent of its metabolic functions is not known in detail. One of the main roles assigned to albumin is as… Expand
The relationship between nutrition and frailty: Effects of protein intake, nutritional supplementation, vitamin D and exercise on muscle metabolism in the elderly. A systematic review.
- Iñaki Artaza-Artabe, P. Sáez-López, N. Sánchez-Hernández, Naiara Fernández-Gutierrez, V. Malafarina
- 1 November 2016
BACKGROUND Frailty is a geriatric syndrome that predicts the onset of disability, morbidity and mortality in elderly people; it is a state of pre-disability and is reversible. The aim of this review… Expand
Does nutrition play a role in the prevention and management of sarcopenia?
There is a growing body of evidence that links nutrition to muscle mass, strength and function in older adults, suggesting that it has an important role to play both in the prevention and management… Expand
Effectiveness of nutritional supplementation on sarcopenia and recovery in hip fracture patients. A multi-centre randomized trial.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Functional deterioration and reduced mobility in elderly patients with a hip fracture are associated with a loss of both muscle mass and function (sarcopenia). The aim of… Expand
Sarcopenia in the elderly: diagnosis, physiopathology and treatment.
Sarcopenia, defined as a syndrome rather than as a pathology, is the loss of muscle mass and function associated with age. Sarcopenia is an enigma for medicine, and despite the numerous publications… Expand
The anorexia of ageing: physiopathology, prevalence, associated comorbidity and mortality. A systematic review.
The physiological processes of ageing and factors prevalent in the elderly such as comorbidities and polypharmacy often cause loss of appetite in the elderly, which we call anorexia of ageing. Social… Expand
Impact of hospitalization in an acute geriatric unit on polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate prescriptions: A retrospective study
- M. Gutiérrez-Valencia, M. Izquierdo, +6 authors N. Martínez-Velilla
- Geriatrics & gerontology international
- 1 December 2017
Polypharmacy is a highly prevalent geriatric syndrome, and hospitalizations can worsen it. The aim of the present study was to analyze the influence of hospitalization on polypharmacy and indicators… Expand