Pitfalls in the measurement of muscle mass: a need for a reference standard

@inproceedings{Buckinx2018PitfallsIT,
  title={Pitfalls in the measurement of muscle mass: a need for a reference standard},
  author={Fanny Buckinx and Francesco Landi and Matteo Cesari and Roger A Fielding and Marjolein Visser and Klaus Engelke and Stefania Maggi and Elaine M. Dennison and Nasser M. Al‐Daghri and Sophie Allepaerts and Jurgen Bauer and Ivan Bautmans and Maria Luisa Brandi and Olivier Bruy{\`e}re and Tommy E Cederholm and Francesca Cerreta and Antonio Cherubini and Cyrus Cooper and Alphonso Cruz‐Jentoft and Eugene V. McCloskey and B. Dawson-Hughes and J. Kaufman and Andrea Laslop and Jean Petermans and Jean‐Yves Reginster and Ren{\'e} Rizzoli and Sian M Robinson and Yannick Rolland and Ricardo Rueda and Bruno Vellas and J A Kanis},
  booktitle={Journal of cachexia, sarcopenia and muscle},
  year={2018}
}
  • Fanny Buckinx, Francesco Landi, +28 authors J A Kanis
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    Journal of cachexia…
    2018
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND All proposed definitions of sarcopenia include the measurement of muscle mass, but the techniques and threshold values used vary. Indeed, the literature does not establish consensus on the best technique for measuring lean body mass. Thus, the objective measurement of sarcopenia is hampered by limitations intrinsic to assessment tools. The aim of this study was to review the methods to assess muscle mass and to reach consensus on the development of a reference standard. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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