J Nutr Health Aging 2022 ;26(5):469-476
Hidetaka Wakabayashi, MD, PhD, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, 8-1, Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Code; 162-0054, Tel: +81-3-3353-8111, Fax: +81-3-5269-7639, E-mail:
Objectives: To evaluate the characteristics of sarcopenic dysphagia (SD) and the prognosis of swallowing function in convalescent rehabilitation hospital patients; and to investigate the association between malnutrition severity and SD.
Design: A prospective, multi-center, cohort study.
Setting: We extracted registry data from the Japanese Sarcopenic Dysphagia Database, focusing on patients admitted to convalescent rehabilitation hospitals. Read More