The relationship between sarcopenia and urinary incontinence.

Erdogan T., Bahat G., Kilic C., Kucukdagli P., Oren M. M., Erdogan O., ...More

European geriatric medicine, vol.10, no.6, pp.923-929, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s41999-019-00232-x
  • Journal Name: European geriatric medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.923-929
  • Keywords: Muscle mass, Muscle strength, Sarcopenia, Urinary incontinence, PELVIC FLOOR, OLDER WOMEN, ILLNESS, MUSCLES
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Key summary pointsAim The purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between urinary incontinence (stress and/or urgency) and sarcopenia in a large group of female older adults. Findings UI is independently associated with sarcopenia when muscle mass was adjusted by weight and also with presence of low muscle mass when muscle mass was adjusted by weight or BMI. Message Evaluation of sarcopenia may have a role in the management of stress and urgency urinary incontinence.