Nutritional status in peritoneal dialysis: studies in body composition, lipoprotein metabolism and peritoneal function.

  • A C Johansson
  • Published 2002 in
    Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology…
This thesis is based on clinical studies including virtually all patients treated with peritoneal dialysis in Gothenburg during the 1990s. The patients had a fundamentally altered body composition compared to healthy subjects, characterised by a reduction in body cell mass and body fat already at start of dialysis. During PD treatment. a further decrease in… CONTINUE READING