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Older men tend to have more body fat, less lean mass and a lower density than younger adults. This application implements an algorithm suited for this population to calculate these parameters. Knowing them is important to investigate nutritional and health status of the elderly. Drug doses should be adjusted according to those. Lean mass has also a striking importance when interpreting creatinine clearance, given that it is produced by muscle mass.
Girth of abdomen has to be taken at the level of the iliac crests and umbilicus.
Girth of thigh is the maximal girth.
Skinfold thickness of thigh is the vertical fold on the anterior aspect of the thigh midway between the hip and knee joints.
Latin RW, Johnson SC, Ruhling RO. An anthropometric estimation of body composition of older men. J Gerontology. 1987; 42: 24-28.
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