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Inflammation and frailty in the elderly: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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The pathogenesis of frailty and the role of inflammation is poorly understood. We examined the evidence considering the relationship between inflammation and frailty through a systematic review and meta-analysis. A systematic literature search of papers providing data on inflammatory biomarkers and frailty was carried out in major electronic databases from inception until May 2016. From 1856 initial hits, 35 studies (32 cross-sectional studies n=3232 frail, n=11,483 pre-frail and n=8522 robus...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.arr.2016.08.006

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Ageing Research Reviews Journal website
Volume:
31
Pages:
1-8
Publication date:
2016-08-31
Acceptance date:
2016-08-24
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1568-1637 and 1872-9649
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656590
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English
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pubs:656590
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2016-11-02

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