Intradialytic parenteral nutrition treatment and biochemical marker assessment for malnutrition in adolescent maintenance hemodialysis patients.

@article{Orellana2005IntradialyticPN,
  title={Intradialytic parenteral nutrition treatment and biochemical marker assessment for malnutrition in adolescent maintenance hemodialysis patients.},
  author={P. Orellana and Marisa Juarez-Congelosi and Stuart L. Goldstein},
  journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={312-7}
}
Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality for patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis. Minimal study has evaluated therapeutic options for and biochemical marker assessment of pediatric patient PEM. In 2001, we expanded the indications for intradialytic parenteral nutrition (IDPN) treatment of PEM to all maintenance hemodialysis patients, regardless of etiology, who had a >10% weight loss and were at less than the 90th percentile of ideal body… CONTINUE READING

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