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Prognostic impact of disease-related malnutrition.
This review focuses on the studies investigating the prognostic implications of disease-related malnutrition. Malnutrition is a common problem in patients with chronic or severe diseases. PrevalenceExpand
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Bioelectrical phase angle and impedance vector analysis--clinical relevance and applicability of impedance parameters.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The use of phase angle (PhA) and raw parameters of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) has gained attention as alternative to conventional error-prone calculation of bodyExpand
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The German hospital malnutrition study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Malnutrition is frequently observed in chronic and severe diseases and associated with impaired outcome. In Germany general data on prevalence and impact of hospital malnutritionExpand
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Hand grip strength: outcome predictor and marker of nutritional status.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Among all muscle function tests, measurement of hand grip strength has gained attention as a simple, non-invasive marker of muscle strength of upper extremities, well suitable forExpand
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Cutoff percentiles of bioelectrical phase angle predict functionality, quality of life, and mortality in patients with cancer.
BACKGROUND The bioelectrical phase angle has shown predictive potential in various diseases, but general cutoffs are lacking in the clinical setting. OBJECTIVES This study evaluated the prognosticExpand
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Determinants of hand grip strength, knee extension strength and functional status in cancer patients.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Decreased functionality and muscle weakness are prominent features in cancer patients. We investigated determinants of muscle function assessed by hand grip and knee extensionExpand
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ESPEN guidelines on nutritional support for polymorbid internal medicine patients.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Polymorbidity (also known as multimorbidity) - defined as the co-occurrence of at least two chronic health conditions - is highly prevalent, particularly in the hospitalizedExpand
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Effects of food fortification on nutritional and functional status in frail elderly nursing home residents at risk of malnutrition.
OBJECTIVE Malnutrition is a frequent problem in the elderly and is associated with an impaired functional status and higher morbidity and mortality. In this study we evaluated the effect of a 12-wkExpand
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Malnutrition and depression in the institutionalised elderly
Malnutrition and depression are highly prevalent in the institutionalised elderly and can lead to unfavourable outcomes. The aim of the present study was to assess associations between nutritionalExpand
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PCSK9 genetic variants and risk of type 2 diabetes: a mendelian randomisation study
Summary Background Statin treatment and variants in the gene encoding HMG-CoA reductase are associated with reductions in both the concentration of LDL cholesterol and the risk of coronary heartExpand
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