Prealbumin measurement

Known as: Prealbumin, prealbumin test, Transthyretin 
The determination of the amount of prealbumin present in a sample.
National Institutes of Health

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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Animal and human studies suggest that inflammation and malnutrition are common in acute kidney injury (AKI) patients… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND In patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis (MHD), a low serum prealbumin is an indicator of protein-energy wasting… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine if serum prealbumin could be used to objectively determine which patients… (More)
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2006
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2006
Hospitalized patients who are undernourished are more likely to develop clinical complications and have relatively poor outcomes… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Prealbumin (transthyretin) is a hepatic secretory protein thought to be important in the evaluation of nutritional… (More)
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2001
2001
Malnutrition is a major factor contributing to the high mortality rate in hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND Although serum prealbumin is considered a valid indicator of nutritional status in hemodialysis patients, there is… (More)
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1998
1998
A peritoneal dialysis (PD) solution containing 1.1% amino acids as the osmotic agent was evaluated in a 3-month randomized… (More)
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1996
1996
Patients undergoing dialytic therapy for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have greater morbidity and mortality than age-matched… (More)
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1996
1996
It has been reported that the risk of protein-calorie malnutrition (PCM) for hospitalized patient populations can be as high as… (More)
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