The relationship between sarcopenia and urinary incontinence

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

EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE, cilt.10, sa.6, ss.923-929, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s41999-019-00232-x
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.923-929


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.