Frailty and muscle metabolism dysregulation in the elderly

Abstract

The frailty syndrome is increasingly recognized by geriatricians to identify elders at an extreme risk of adverse health outcomes. The physiological changes that result in frailty are complex and up to now have been extremely difficult to characterize due to the frequent coexistence of acute and chronic illness. Frailty is characterized by an decline in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10522-010-9297-0

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