Anorexia and malnutrition in hemodialysis patients.

  title={Anorexia and malnutrition in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Jonas Bergstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Blood purification},
  volume={10 1},
Malnutrition, which is common in maintenance hemodialysis (HD) patients, is strongly associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Protein requirements in HD patients are increased twice or more compared to those of healthy subjects. Underdialysis leads to anorexia with low protein and energy intake in relation to the requirements, resulting in protein… CONTINUE READING