[Influence of hyponutrition on occurrence of complications and mortality among cirrhosis patients].

@article{Fernndez2008InfluenceOH,
  title={[Influence of hyponutrition on occurrence of complications and mortality among cirrhosis patients].},
  author={M Castellanos Fern{\'a}ndez and Sergio Santana Porb{\'e}n and Enrique Garc{\'i}a Jord{\'a} and A Rodr{\'i}guez de Miranda and Jes{\'u}s Barreto Peni{\'e} and Y L{\'o}pez D{\'i}az and Cristina Mart{\'i}nez Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Nutricion hospitalaria},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={68-74}
}
Nutrient Energy Malnutrition (NEM) is a common feature among liver cirrhosis (LC) patients, and might constitute a negative predictor of patient's survival. A prospective descriptive study was carried out in order to assess the influence of LC patient's nutritional status on the occurrence of complications and mortality in a tertiary care health institution in Havana City (Cuba). One-hundred twenty-one patients were recruited for the study (Women: 52.9%; Younger than 60 years: 59.0%; Whites: 90… CONTINUE READING