Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research / 2020 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

The Utility of Psoas Muscle Assessment in Predicting Frailty in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Figure 1

Cross-sectional psoas and vertebral body areas derived from an axial CT image at the level of L4, using a freehand region-of-interest tool (green outlines). In this patient, the PLVI was mean psoas area (mm2)/vertebral body area (mm2) ((695 + 708)/2)/1110 = 0.63.

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