High prevalence of sarcopenia and reduced leg muscle mass in Japanese patients immediately after a hip fracture
Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 08/02/2012
Hida T et al. – This study showed a higher prevalence of sarcopenia and more reduced leg muscle mass in patients after a hip fracture than in the outclinic patients who did not have hip fractures. The results imply sarcopenia can be a risk factor for a hip fracture.