Clin Nutr 2021 Apr 13;40(4):2210-2218. Epub 2020 Oct 13.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Japan.
Background: Dynapenia, defined as age-associated loss of skeletal muscle strength, is associated with increased mortality rate, poor activities of daily living, and reduced quality of life. Therefore, dynapenia appears to be a better independent predictor of mortality than sarcopenia in the elderly. However, the prognostic utility of dynapenia in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) is not clear. Read More