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Changes in body fat mass in patients after starting peritoneal dialysis

Nephrology
Author
Soo Jeon Choi et al.
Used Parameters : ECF, ICF, BFM, Protein, Mineral

Publication Year : 2009

Country : Korea

Journal : Peritoneal Dialysis International

Background Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is characterized by gain in fat mass. Visceral fat mass is associated with metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis rather than subcutaneous fat mass. In addition, the change in visceral fat mass is a more reliable predictor of survival in PD patients. In this study, we prospectively examined serial changes in fat composition and nutritional status and analyzed factors associated with gain in fat mass in patients undergoing PD. Methods Body composition was assessed by bioelectric impedance …
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