CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Rev Bras Ortop (Sao Paulo) 2021; 56(04): 425-431
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1709732
Artigo de Atualização
Oncologia

Pharmacological Treatment of Sarcopenia

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1  Grupo de Doenças Osteometabólicas, Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (HCFMUSP), Sçao Paulo, SP, Brasil
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Abstract

Sarcopenia has been acquiring a growing importance in the scientific literature and in doctors' offices. As the population ages, it becomes increasingly essential to know, prevent, and treat this clinical condition. The purpose of the present review is to bring up the current evidence on the diagnosis of this pathology, in a practical way, as well as the main current treatment options.



Publication History

Received: 21 October 2019

Accepted: 27 January 2020

Publication Date:
22 September 2020 (online)

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