volume 157, issue 3, P1071-1079.e3 2019
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.06.098
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Homare Okamura, Naoyuki Kimura, Keisuke Tanno, Makiko Mieno, Harunobu Matsumoto, Atsushi Yamaguchi, Hideo Adachi

Abstract: Preoperative sarcopenia defined from the psoas muscle area was associated with long-term outcomes after valve surgery. Thus, the measurement of psoas muscle area can help facilitate more accurate risk scoring in elderly patients.