Sarcopenic obesity is more closely associated with knee osteoarthritis than is nonsarcopenic obesity: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Lee2012SarcopenicOI,
  title={Sarcopenic obesity is more closely associated with knee osteoarthritis than is nonsarcopenic obesity: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Sunggun Lee and Tae-Nyun Kim and Seong-Ho Kim},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 12},
  pages={
          3947-54
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Sarcopenic obesity is a body composition category in which obesity is accompanied by low skeletal muscle mass, offsetting the increase in body weight caused by increased adipose tissue. The purpose of this study was to analyze the association between knee osteoarthritis (OA) and 4 different categories of body composition: normal, sarcopenic nonobesity, nonsarcopenic obesity, and sarcopenic obesity. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study using the data from 2,893 participants in… CONTINUE READING
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