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Relationship between changes in body fat and a decline of renal function in the elderly

Nephrology
Author
Se Won Oh et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2014

Country : Korea

Journal : PLoS One

Obesity is a risk factor for chronic kidney disease, and its prevalence among the elderly is increasing. We investigated the effects of changes in body fat percentage (BFP) on the longitudinal changes in the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in the elderly. This prospective cohort study included 390 participants aged> 65 years who underwent bioelectrical impedance analysis at baseline and follow-up as a part of the Korean Longitudinal Study on Health and Aging. After a median follow-up period of 5.3 years, BFP …
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