Sarcopenic Obesity Definitions by Body Composition and Mortality in the Hemodialysis Patients.


OBJECTIVE Sarcopenic obesity (SO), a combination of low muscle mass and high fat mass, is considered as risk factor for mortality in general population. It is unclear if SO affects mortality in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients. In this study, we aimed to determine whether body composition as assessed by currently available SO definitions is related… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2016.09.010