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Onodera's prognostic nutritional index as a risk factor for mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients

Kang SH et al.
Used Parameters : ECW/TBW

Publication Year : 2012

Country : Korea

Journal : Nephrology

The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical relevance and usefulness of the Onodera's prognostic nutritional index (OPNI) as a prognostic and nutritional indicator in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Patients were divided into 3 groups based on the initial OPNI score: group A (n= 186,< 40), group B (n= 150, 40-45), and group C (n= 186,> 45). Group A was associated with a higher grade according to the Davies risk index than the other groups. Serum creatinine and albumin levels, total lymphocyte count, and fat mass increased with an …
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