Body mass index, comorbid conditions and quality of life in hemodialysis patients.

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INTRODUCTION Few studies have evaluated the prevalence of comorbid conditions, as well as the health-related quality of life (HRQL), in hemodialysis (HD) patients stratified according to body mass index (BMI), and these have led to conflicting results. We compared the prevalence of comorbidities and HRQL in HD patients stratified according to BMI. METHODS… (More)

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@article{Bossola2009BodyMI, title={Body mass index, comorbid conditions and quality of life in hemodialysis patients.}, author={Maurizio Bossola and Stefania Giungi and Giovanna Luciani and Luigi Tazza}, journal={Journal of nephrology}, year={2009}, volume={22 4}, pages={508-14} }