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Loss of skeletal muscle mass in patients with chronic liver disease is related to decrease in bone mineral density and exercise tolerance.

Authors
  • Hayashi, Fumikazu1
  • Kaibori, Masaki2
  • Sakaguchi, Tatsuma2
  • Matsui, Kosuke2
  • Ishizaki, Morihiko2
  • Kwon, A-Hon2
  • Iwasaka, Junji3
  • Kimura, Yutaka3
  • Habu, Daiki4
  • 1 Office of Epidemiology, Radiation Medical Science Center for the Fukushima Health Management Survey, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima-city, Fukushima, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 2 Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 3 Health Science Center, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan. , (Japan)
  • 4 Department of Nutritional Medicine, Graduate School of Human Life Science, Osaka City University, Osaka-city, Osaka, Japan. , (Japan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology
Publication Date
Nov 08, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/hepr.13000
PMID: 29115721
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Skeletal muscle reduction in chronic liver disease is closely related to exercise tolerance and osteoporosis, and these factors are believed to be associated with physical inactivity in daily life.

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