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Prevalence of Malnutrition and/or Sarcopenia at Hospital Admission (MASS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02990520
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 13, 2016
Last Update Posted : October 5, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of malnutrition and/or sarcopenia at admission to the hospital in older adults.

Condition or disease
Malnutrition Sarcopenia

Detailed Description:
The primary outcome of this study is to determine the prevalence of malnutrition and/or sarcopenia at admission to the hospital in older adults. The secondary outcome is to assess the relationship between malnutrition/sarcopenia status and length of stay, comorbidity load, polypharmacy, and 30-day readmission.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prevalence of Malnutrition and/or Sarcopenia at Hospital Admission
Actual Study Start Date : February 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2022

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of Malnutrition [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    malnutrition measured with questionnaires


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of sarcopenia [ Time Frame: baseline ]
    Sarcopenia defined using the EWGSOP or IWGS or FNIH criteria



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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Hospitalized older adults
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Admitted to the UTMB ACE unit
  • Aged 65 years or older
  • Able to consent to participate in study (alert and oriented x3)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Because this study aims to determine prevalence of malnutrition and/or sarcopenia at admission to the hospital, patients will be excluded if study measures are not able to be taken within 72 hours of admission.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02990520


Contacts
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Contact: Rachel Deer, PhD 409-266-9640 rrdeer@utmb.edu

Locations
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United States, Texas
UTMB ACE Unit Recruiting
Galveston, Texas, United States, 77555
Contact: Rachel Deer, PhD    409-266-9640    rrdeer@utmb.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Elena Volpi, MD, PhD UTMB
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Responsible Party: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02990520    
Other Study ID Numbers: 14-0527
First Posted: December 13, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 5, 2020
Last Verified: March 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sarcopenia
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Muscular Atrophy
Neuromuscular Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Atrophy
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical