Interaction between nutrition and inflammation in hemodialysis patients.

Abstract

The excessive cardiovascular mortality of dialysis patients is at least in part related to chronic inflammation, which is associated with the occurrence of malnutrition. The negative effects of chronic inflammation on nutritional status are mediated by proinflammatory cytokines leading to a reduction in appetite and increased muscle catabolism. However… (More)

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@article{Kuhlmann2005InteractionBN, title={Interaction between nutrition and inflammation in hemodialysis patients.}, author={Martin Kuhlmann and Nathan W. Levin}, journal={Contributions to nephrology}, year={2005}, volume={149}, pages={200-7} }