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A proposed nomenclature and diagnostic criteria for protein-energy wasting in acute and chronic kidney disease.
An expert panel to review and develop standard terminologies and definitions related to wasting, cachexia, malnutrition, and inflammation in CKD and AKI recommends the term 'protein-energy wasting' for loss of body protein mass and fuel reserves. Expand
Cachexia: a new definition.
The prominent clinical feature of cachexia is weight loss in adults (corrected for fluid retention) or growth failure in children (excluding endocrine disorders). Expand
A malnutrition-inflammation score is correlated with morbidity and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients.
The MIS appears to be a comprehensive scoring system with significant associations with prospective hospitalization and mortality, as well as measures of nutrition, inflammation, and anemia in MHD patients, and may be superior to the conventional SGA and the DMS as a predictor of dialysis outcome and an indicator of MICS. Expand
Malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome in dialysis patients: causes and consequences.
Because MICS leads to a low body mass index, hypocholesterolemia, hypocreatininemia, and hypohomocysteinemia, a "reverse epidemiology" of cardiovascular risks can occur in dialysis patients, obesity, hypercholesterolesmia, and increased blood levels of creatinine and homocysteine appear to be protective and paradoxically associated with a better outcome. Expand
Diabetic kidney disease: a report from an ADA Consensus Conference.
This current state summary and research recommendations are designed to guide advances in care and the generation of new knowledge that will meaningfully improve life for people with DKD. Expand
US Renal Data System 2014 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.
Author(s): Saran, Rajiv; Li, Yi; Robinson, Bruce; Ayanian, John; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer; Chen, Joline TL; Cope, Elizabeth; Gipson, Debbie; He, Kevin; Herman, William; Heung,Expand
Body mass index and mortality in heart failure: a meta-analysis.
Overweight and obesity were associated with lower all-cause and cardiovascular mortality rates in patients with CHF and were not associated with increased mortality in any study. Expand
A modified quantitative subjective global assessment of nutrition for dialysis patients.
It is concluded that the invented malnutrition score, which can be performed in minutes, reliably assesses the nutritional status of haemodialysis patients and may be superior to the conventional SGA. Expand
Sarcopenia with limited mobility: an international consensus.
It is concluded that "Sarcopenia, ie, reduced muscle mass, with limited mobility" should be considered an important clinical entity and that most older persons should be screened for this condition. Expand
Survival predictability of time-varying indicators of bone disease in maintenance hemodialysis patients.
Associations between high serum parathyroid hormone and increased death risk were masked by case-mix characteristics of MHD patients, and Administration of any dose of paricalcitol was associated with improved survival in time-varying models. Expand