Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Frailty and Sarcopenia - Onset, Development and Clinical Challenges

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Yannis Dionyssiotis
Yannis Dionyssiotis

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,
Greece

Published30 August 2017

Doi10.5772/65153

ISBN978-953-51-3484-8

Print ISBN978-953-51-3483-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4691-9

Copyright year2017

Number of pages254

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Epidemiology of Sarcopenia and Frailty

By Harnish P Patel, Esther Clift, Lucy Lewis and Cyrus Cooper

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4. Sarcopenia and Malnutrition in the Elderly

By Beatriz Lardiés-Sánchez and Alejandro Sanz-París

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5. Sarcopenic Dysphagia as a New Concept

By Kotomi Sakai and Kunihiro Sakuma

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6. Rehabilitation in Sarcopenic Elderly

By Raoul Saggini, Simona Maria Carmignano, Lucia Cosenza, Tommaso Palermo and Rosa Grazia Bellomo

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7. Understanding Cachexia, Sarcopenia, and Physical Exercise in Patients with Cancer

By Shinichiro Morishita, Atsuhiro Tsubaki and Jack B. Fu

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8. Pancreatic Cancer Cachexia: Current Concepts and Clinical Management

By Michelle Guan, Arvind M. Shinde and Andrew E. Hendifar

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9. Sarcopenia in Chronic Illness and Rehabilitative Approaches

By Raoul Saggini, Simona Maria Carmignano, Lucia Cosenza, Tommaso Palermo and Rosa Grazia Bellomo

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10. Frailty and Cardiovascular Disease

By Vinod Chainani, Russell Riehl, Geeta Chainani, Abir Abdo, Mauricio G. Cohen, Carlos Alfonso, Pedro Martinez‐Clark, Carl J. Lavie, John P. Reilly and Nidal Abi‐Rafeh

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11. Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Treatment for Aging Frailty

By Bryon A. Tompkins, Ana Marie Landin, Victoria Florea, Makoto Natsumeda, Angela C. Rieger, Wayne Balkan, Ivonne Hernandez Schulman and Joshua M. Hare

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