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Title: Prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults using the updated EWGSOP2 definition according to kidney function and albuminuria The Screening for CKD among Older People across Europe (SCOPE) study
Author: Moreno González, Rafael
Corbella, Xavier
Mattace-Raso, Francesco
Tap, Lisanne
Sieber, Cornel
Freiberger, Ellen
Kostka, Tomasz
Guligowska, Agnieszka
Melzer, Itshak
Melzer, Yehudit
Carlsson, Axel C.
Ärnlöv, Johan
Roller-Wirnsberger, Regina
Wirnsberger, Gerhard
Gil, Pedro
Lainez Martinez, Sara
Fabbietti, Paolo
Corsonello, Andrea
Lattanzio, Fabrizia
Formiga Pérez, Francesc
SCOPE investigators
Keywords: Malalties del ronyó
Kidney diseases
Issue Date: 2-Oct-2020
Publisher: BioMed Central
Abstract: Background: Loss of muscle mass and function may be more pronounced in older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and with albuminuria. Thus, we investigated the prevalence of sarcopenia among community-dwelling older adults according to kidney function and grade of albuminuria. We also explored differences in the prevalence of sarcopenia according to three different equations for the estimation of glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). Methods: A cross-sectional analysis of 1420 community-dwelling older adults (>= 75 years old) included in the SCOPE study, a multicenter prospective cohort study, was conducted. Comprehensive geriatric assessment including short physical performance battery (SPPB), handgrip strength test and bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) was performed. Sarcopenia was defined using the updated criteria of the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP2). eGFR was calculated using Berlin Initiative Study (BIS), Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiological Collaboration (CKD-EPI) and Full Age Spectrum (FAS) equations, and urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR) was collected to categorize CKD according to Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes guidelines. Results: Median age was 79.5 years (77.0-83.0), 804 (56.6%) were women. Using EWGSOP2 definition, 150 (10.6%) participants met diagnostic criteria for sarcopenia. Moreover, 85 (6%) participants had severe sarcopenia. Sarcopenia was more prevalent in participants with more advanced stages of CKD according to BIS eq. (9.6% in stages 1 and 2 and 13.9% in stages 3a, 3b and 4,p = 0.042), and also according to CKD-EPI (9.8% vs. 14.2%, p = 0.042) and FAS although not reaching statistical signification (9.8% vs. 12.7%,p = 0.119). Thus, differences in prevalence are observed among CKD categories as estimated by different equations. Prevalence of sarcopenia was also higher with increasing albuminuria categories: 9.3% in normoalbuminuric, 13.2% in microalbuminuric and 16.8% in macroalbuminuric participants, (p = 0.019). Conclusions Sarcopenia is common among community-dwelling older adults, especially among those with more advanced CKD categories, with prevalence estimates differing slightly depending on the equation used for the estimation of eGFR; as well as among those with higher albuminuria categories.
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It is part of: BMC Geriatrics, 2020, vol. 20
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