Sarcopenia is defined as a progressive loss of muscle mass and muscle strength associated to increased adverse events, such as falls and hip fractures. The aim of this systematic review is to analyse diagnosis methods of sarcopenia in patients with hip fracture and evaluate prevention and treatment strategies described in literature.

Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Sarcopenia in Hip Fractured Patients: Where We Are and Where We Are Going: A Systematic Review

Testa, Gianluca
Primo
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Vescio, Andrea
Secondo
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Zuccalà, Danilo;Petrantoni, Vincenzo;Amico, Mirko;Russo, Giorgio Ivan;Sessa, Giuseppe
Penultimo
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Pavone, Vito
Ultimo
2020-01-01

Abstract

Sarcopenia is defined as a progressive loss of muscle mass and muscle strength associated to increased adverse events, such as falls and hip fractures. The aim of this systematic review is to analyse diagnosis methods of sarcopenia in patients with hip fracture and evaluate prevention and treatment strategies described in literature.
bisphosphonate
diagnosis
dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
exercise intervention
hip fracture
prevention
sarcopenia
treatment
β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate
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