Prognostic value of the third lumbar skeletal muscle mass index in patients with liver cirrhosis and ascites

Yao, J; Zhou, XS; Yuan, LL; Niu, LY; Zhang, AQ; Shi, HB; Duan, ZP; Xu, J

Xu, J (corresponding author), Shanxi Med Univ, Shanxi Dayi Hosp, Dept Gastroenterol & Gen Surg, Taiyuan, Peoples R China.; Shi, HB; Duan, ZP (corresponding author), Capital Med Univ, Beijing Youan Hosp, Beijing Municipal Key Lab Liver Failure & Artific, Difficult & Complicated Liver Dis & Artificial Li, Beijing, Peoples R China.

CLINICAL NUTRITION, 2020; 39 (6): 1908


Background & aims: The objective nutritional assessment indicators, body mass index (BMI), upper arm muscle circumference (MAMC), and triceps skin......

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