Comparison of three methods of nutritional assessment in liver cirrhosis: subjective global assessment, traditional nutritional parameters, and body composition analysis

@article{Figueiredo2006ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of three methods of nutritional assessment in liver cirrhosis: subjective global assessment, traditional nutritional parameters, and body composition analysis},
  author={F{\'a}tima A.F. Figueiredo and Renata de Mello Perez and M{\'a}rcia M. Freitas and M{\'a}rio Kondo},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2006},
  volume={41},
  pages={476-482}
}
Liver cirrhosis affects the results of many of the traditional techniques currently used to evaluate nutritional status. Our aim was to compare the traditional two-compartment model (subjective global assessment and anthropometry and blood tests) of nutritional assessment with a multicompartmental model (body composition analysis) in patients with cirrhosis. Seventy-nine patients and 17 control subjects were studied. Subjective global assessment, anthropometry and blood tests, and body… CONTINUE READING