Malnutrition-inflammation score is a useful tool in peritoneal dialysis patients.

@article{Afsar2006MalnutritioninflammationSI,
  title={Malnutrition-inflammation score is a useful tool in peritoneal dialysis patients.},
  author={Baris Afsar and Siren Sezer and Fatma Nurhan Ozdemir and Huseyin Kursat Celik and Rengin Elsurer and Mehmet Ali Haberal},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={705-11}
}
BACKGROUND Malnutrition-Inflammation Score (MIS) is a quantitative assessment tool based on Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) and predicts mortality and morbidity in maintenance hemodialysis patients. However, there are not enough data about the use of MIS in peritoneal dialysis (PD). In this study, relationships between MIS and prospective hospitalization indices, risk of developing peritonitis, anemia indices, and laboratory and anthropometric parameters were analyzed and compared with SGA… CONTINUE READING

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