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Low appendicular muscle mass is associated with mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients: a single-center cohort study

S H Kang et al.
Used Parameters : TBF, ECF

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Korea

Journal : European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Results: The number of patients in the Non-LAM and LAM groups was 328 and 303, respectively. The median follow-up durations in the Non-LAM and LAM groups were 47 and 49 months, respectively. The numbers of deaths in the Non-LAM and LAM groups were 96 (29.3%) and 160 (52.8%), respectively. In a comparison with the Non-LAM group, the hazard ratio in the LAM group was 1.74 (95% confidence interval (CI), 1.35–2.24) in univariate and 1.71 (95% CI, 1.28–2.26) in multivariate Cox regression analysis. In addition, the hazard …
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