Equation of Poortmans et al Estimating Skeletal Muscle Mass in a Pediatric Patient From Urinary Creatinine Excretion


Poortmans et al developed equations for estimating skeletal muscle mass in children and adolescents. One method for estimating skeletal muscle mass is based on urinary excretion of creatinine. The authors are from the Higher Institute of Physical Education and Physiotherapy (Brussels), the Free University of Brussels and the University of Poitiers (France)

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