Evaluation of the Usefulness of Consensus Definitions of Sarcopenia in Older Men: Results from the Observational Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Cohort Study.

@article{Cawthon2015EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Usefulness of Consensus Definitions of Sarcopenia in Older Men: Results from the Observational Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Cohort Study.},
  author={Peggy Mannen Cawthon and Terri L. Blackwell and Jane A. Cauley and D M Kado and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor and Christine G. Lee and Andrew R Hoffman and M. C. Nevitt and Marcia L. Stefanick and Nancy E. Lane and Kristine E Ensrud and Steve Cummings and Eric S. Orwoll},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={63 11},
  pages={
          2247-59
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the associations between definitions of sarcopenia and clinical outcomes and the ability of the definitions to discriminate those with a high likelihood of having these outcomes from those with a low likelihood. DESIGN Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study. SETTING Six clinical centers. PARTICIPANTS Community-dwelling men aged 65 and older (N = 5,934). MEASUREMENTS Sarcopenia definitions from the International Working Group, European Working Group on Sarcopenia in… CONTINUE READING

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