Resting energy expenditure of children and adolescents undergoing hemodialysis.

  title={Resting energy expenditure of children and adolescents undergoing hemodialysis.},
  author={Talita Marques de Aquino and Carla Mar{\'i}a Avesani and Rosana Sarmento Brasileiro and Jo{\~a}o Thom{\'a}s de Abreu Carvalhaes},
  journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={18 3},
OBJECTIVE We compared the resting energy expenditure (REE) of clinically stable children and adolescents on hemodialysis with that of healthy individuals, to investigate whether the current energy recommendations from the National Kidney Foundation/Kidney Disease Outcomes Initiative (NKF/DOQI) are adequate. PATIENTS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in 25 children and adolescents (15 male, SD 12.3 +/- 3.1 years old) undergoing hemodialysis (study group) under stable clinical… CONTINUE READING