Influential factors on serum albumin concentration in hospitalized chronic kidney disease patients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Serum albumin concentration (SAC) is a prognostic factor that is affected by many factors such as postural change, liver function and food intake. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients excrete proteinuria, have low-protein diet, and receive glucocorticoid therapy. No one has evaluated the most influential factors on SAC in CKD patients. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.2152/jmi.64.146