Characterization of body composition and definition of sarcopenia in patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis: A computed tomography based study
from Liver International
Alterations in body composition (BC) as loss of fat and muscle mass (sarcopenia) are associated with poor outcome in alcoholic liver cirrhosis (ALC). Prevalence of sarcopenia depends upon the method of assessment. Computed Tomography (CT) is a gold standard tool for assessing BC.
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