Resistance exercise: a strategy to attenuate inflammation and protein-energy wasting in hemodialysis patients?

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Patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) present persistent inflammation and protein-energy wasting (PEW), which contributes to high rates of mortality. This study aimed to assess the effects of a resistance exercise training program (RETP) on inflammation and PEW in HD patients. Thirty-seven patients (56.7 % men, 45.9 ± 14.1 years, 23.5 ± 3.9 kg/m2) performed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11255-014-0712-3

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