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European Geriatric Medicine

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 157–158 | Cite as

The SARCUS project: evidence-based muscle assessment through ultrasound

  • Stany PerkisasEmail author
  • Stéphane Baudry
  • Jürgen Bauer
  • David Beckwée
  • Anne-Marie De Cock
  • Hans Hobbelen
  • Harriët Jager-Wittenaar
  • Agnieszka Kasiukiewicz
  • Francesco Landi
  • Ester Marco
  • Ana Merello
  • Karolina Piotrowicz
  • Elisabet Sanchez
  • Dolores Sanchez-Rodriguez
  • Aldo Scafoglieri
  • Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft
  • Maurits Vandewoude
Letter to the editor

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

For this reply to the ‘letter to the editor’, there is no conflict of interest.

References

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    Ticinesi A, Meschi T, Maggio M et al (2018) Application of ultrasound for muscle assessment in sarcopenia: the challenge of implementing protocols for clinical practice. Eur Geriatr Med.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s41999-018-0126-3 Google Scholar
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    Perkisas S, Baudry S, Bauer J et al (2018) Application of ultrasound for muscle assessment in sarcopenia: towards standardized measurements. Eur Geriatr Med 9(6):739–757.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s41999-018-0104-9 CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stany Perkisas
    • 1
    • 14
    Email author
  • Stéphane Baudry
    • 2
    • 14
  • Jürgen Bauer
    • 3
  • David Beckwée
    • 4
    • 5
  • Anne-Marie De Cock
    • 1
  • Hans Hobbelen
    • 6
    • 15
  • Harriët Jager-Wittenaar
    • 6
    • 16
  • Agnieszka Kasiukiewicz
    • 7
  • Francesco Landi
    • 8
  • Ester Marco
    • 9
  • Ana Merello
    • 10
  • Karolina Piotrowicz
    • 11
  • Elisabet Sanchez
    • 10
  • Dolores Sanchez-Rodriguez
    • 12
  • Aldo Scafoglieri
    • 13
    • 14
  • Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft
    • 10
  • Maurits Vandewoude
    • 1
    • 14
  1. 1.University of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium
  2. 2.Laboratory of Applied Biology and NeurophysiologieUniversité libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Department of Geriatric MedicineKlinikum, Carl von Ossietzky UniversityOldenburgGermany
  4. 4.Rehabilitation Sciences Research DepartmentVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium
  5. 5.Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health SciencesUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpBelgium
  6. 6.Research Group Healthy Ageing, Allied Health Care and NursingHanze University of Applied SciencesGroningenThe Netherlands
  7. 7.Department of GeriatricsMedical University in BialystokBialystokPoland
  8. 8.Department of Geriatrics, Neuroscience and Orthopedics, Teaching Hospital “Agostino Gemelli”Catholic University of the Sacred Heart School of MedicineRomeItaly
  9. 9.Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Parc de Salut Mar; Rehabilitation Research Group, Hospital del Mar Research InstituteUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  10. 10.University Hospital Ramón y CajalMadridSpain
  11. 11.Department of Internal Medicine and Gerontology, Faculty of MedicineJagiellonian University Medical CollegeKrakówPoland
  12. 12.Geriatrics Department, Parc Salut Mar, Institut Hospital Del Mar d’Investigacions Mèdiques (IMIM), Universitat Autònoma de BarcelonaUniversitat Pompeu FabraBarcelonaSpain
  13. 13.Faculty of Medicine and PharmacyVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium
  14. 14.Belgian Ageing Muscle SocietyBrusselsBelgium
  15. 15.Department of General Practice and Elderly Care MedicineUniversity of Groningen, University Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  16. 16.Department of Maxillofacial SurgeryUniversity of Groningen, University Medical Center GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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