Sarcopenia: a new word we need to be familiar with!
There is increasing evidence that muscles are indicators of good health. There are several methods aimed at evaluating quantity and quality of muscular mass; US is another one, simple and efficient. See also the editorial by Sconfienza in the same issue, showing how sarcopenia will become a major concern, even for the smartphone market!
Article: Speed of sound ultrasound: a pilot study on a novel technique to identify sarcopenia in seniors
Authors: Sergio J. Sanabria, Katharina Martini, Gregor Freystätter, Lisa Ruby, Orcun Goksel, Thomas Frauenfelder, Marga B. Rominger