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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Diagnostic methods for sarcopenia. EWGSOPguideline, 2010 [3]

 Variable  Research  Clinical practice
Muscle mass Computed tomography (CT) BIA
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) DXA Anthropometry
Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA)
Bioimpedance analysis (BIA)
Total or partial body potassium per fat-free soft tissue
Muscle strength Handgrip strength Handgrip strength
Knee flexion/extension
Peak expiratory flow
Physical performance Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) SPPB
Usual gait speed Usual gait speed
Timed get-up-and-go test Get-up-and- go test
Stair climb power test
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