A simple protein-energy wasting score for survival prediction of maintenance hemodialysis patients

Published on Dec 1, 2015in Renal Replacement Therapy
· DOI :10.1186/s41100-015-0012-0
Sonomi Kobayashi1
Estimated H-index: 1
Keiko Suzuki4
Estimated H-index: 4
+ 2 AuthorsKosaku Nitta38
Estimated H-index: 38
Background The nutritional status of patients on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) is a strong predictor of their survival. We assessed the reliability of a protein-energy wasting (PEW) score as a predictor of the survival of Japanese MHD patients.
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