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ob0003ou10 | Plenary: Is there a future for bariatric surgery in the NHS? | OU2021

Sarcopenic obesity – how to diagnose and impact on treatment

Siervo Mario

Sarcopenic obesity (SO) represents a new challenge due to the parallel increase of obesity and life expectancy. In fact the excess of fat mass and the decrease in muscle mass that characterise SO are frequent during the ageing process due, in particular to gender, degree of adiposity, diseases-related alterations, and age-related hormonal changes. At the moment a universal consensus for its diagnosis does not exist and different procedures, parameters and cut-off points have b...