Surgical Outcomes Best Predicted by Timed-Stair Climb when Compared to Sarcopenia Measurements


Objective: Estimating sarcopenia by measuring psoas muscle density (PMD) has been advocated as a method to accurately predict post-operative morbidity. The aim of the present study was to determine whether the TSC could be... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Samantha Baker (University of Alabama - Birmingham)
  2. Mary Glen Waldrop (University of Alabama - Birmingham)
  3. Joshua Swords (University of Alabama - Birmingham)
  4. Thomas Wang (University of Alabama - Birmingham)
  5. Martin Heslin (University Of Alabama, Surgery)
  6. Carlo Contreras (University of Alabama - Birmingham)
  7. Sushanth Reddy (University of Alabama - Birmingham)

Topic Areas

General Surgery , Surgical Oncology


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