Protein energy wasting in chronic kidney disease: An update with focus on nutritional interventions to improve outcomes

@inproceedings{Jadeja2012ProteinEW,
  title={Protein energy wasting in chronic kidney disease: An update with focus on nutritional interventions to improve outcomes},
  author={Yashpal P. Jadeja and Vijay Kher},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2012}
}
Protein-energy wasting (PEW) is common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). PEW is one of the strongest predictors of mortality in patients with CKD. The International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM) expert panel has defined PEW as a, "state of decreased body stores of protein and energy fuels (body protein and fat masses)". The ISRNM panel has also proposed diagnostic criteria of PEW with four categories. Cachexia is a severe form of PEW. The proposed causes of PEW… CONTINUE READING
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