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Sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity as prognostic predictors in hospitalized elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction

Natália de Moraes Santana ORCID logo , Roberta Maria Lins Mendes ORCID logo , Nadja Fernandes da Silva ORCID logo , Cláudia Porto Sabino Pinho ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4632

ABSTRACT Objective: To investigate the potential value of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity as prognostic predictors in hospitalized elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction. Methods: A cross-sectional study based on data collected from elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction, admitted to a public hospital located in the Northeastern region of Brazil, from April to July 2015. The diagnosis of sarcopenia was based on muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance measurements. Cardiovascular risk and prognostic markers, such as troponin and creatine […]