PP108-MON: Prevalence of Protein Energy Wasting (PEW) and Evaluation of the Diagnostic Criteria in Japanese Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients

Published on Sep 1, 2014in Clinical Nutrition6.402
· DOI :10.1016/S0261-5614(14)50443-8
Sonoko Yasui8
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Yumiko Shirai2
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+ 3 AuthorsYasuhiro Hamada22
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