Prevalence of pre-sarcopenia and sarcopenia in Hong Kong Chinese geriatric patients with hip fracture and its correlation with different factors.

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INTRODUCTION Sarcopenia and osteoporosis are age-related declines in the quantity of muscle and bone, respectively. Both contribute in disability, fall, and hip fracture in the elderly. This study reported the prevalence of sarcopenia in Chinese geriatric patients with hip fracture, and the correlation between relative appendicular skeletal muscle mass… (More)
DOI: 10.12809/hkmj154570

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@article{Ho2016PrevalenceOP, title={Prevalence of pre-sarcopenia and sarcopenia in Hong Kong Chinese geriatric patients with hip fracture and its correlation with different factors.}, author={Abdullah Ho and Matthew L. Lee and E W E Chan and H My Ng and C. W. Lee and W. S. Ng and S. H. Wong}, journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi}, year={2016}, volume={22 1}, pages={23-9} }