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Table 7 Correlation between ultrasound parameters, (Child, MELD, and NRS) scores, hand grip, and length of hospital stay

From: Value of ultrasound in grading the severity of sarcopenia in patients with hepatic cirrhosis

  Child MELD NRS MUAC Hand grip Length of hospital stay (days)
RT mid arm USG r − 0.629 − 0.516 − 0.737 0.960 0.905 − 0.522
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
N 101 101 101 101 101 101
LT mid arm USG r − 0.654 − 0.529 − 0.756 0.944 0.893 − 0.553
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
N 101 101 101 101 101 101
Mean RT&LT mid arm USG r − 0.647 − 0.528 − 0.753 0.961 0.908 − 0.543
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
N 101 101 101 101 101 101
RT mid-thigh USG r − 0.597 − 0.500 − 0.707 0.893 0.890 − 0.523
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
N 101 101 101 101 101 101
LT mid-thigh USG r − 0.613 − 0.534 − 0.691 0.874 0.863 − 0.568
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
N 101 101 101 101 101 101
Mean RT&LT mid- thigh USG R − 0.613 − 0.524 − 0.707 0.894 0.887 − 0.553
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
N 101 101 101 101 101 101
US Quadriceps thickness index R − 0.602 − 0.532 − 0.661 0.838 0.812 − 0.553
P value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
N 101 101 101 101 101 101