Assessment of body protein: energy status in chronic kidney disease.

  title={Assessment of body protein: energy status in chronic kidney disease.},
  author={No{\"e}l J. M. Cano and Magalie Miolane-Debouit and Julie L{\'e}ger and Anne-Elizabeth Heng},
  journal={Seminars in nephrology},
  volume={29 1},
The prevalence of protein-energy malnutrition progressively increases during the evolution of chronic kidney disease (CKD). As a consequence, it has been reported that 40% of patients present with symptoms of undernutrition at the entrance to chronic dialysis treatment. In patients established on maintenance hemodialysis, the prevalence of malnutrition varies from 20% to 60% according to which indicators of nutritional status are used. Protein-energy malnutrition is associated with an increase… CONTINUE READING


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