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CKD: Nutritional Status: Technical Devices and Anthropometric Measures (2018)

Author and Year:
Rodrigues N et al 2012
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Article Title:
Bioelectrical impedance analysis and skinfold thickness sum in assessing body fat mass of renal dialysis patients.
Rodrigues N, Sala P, Horie L, Dias M, Torrinhas R, Romão J, Cecconello I, Waitzberg D
Journal of Renal Nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation
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Study Design:
Cross-Sectional Study
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Inclusion Criteria:
Adult chronic renal failure (CRF) patients under hemodialysis treatment at least 3 times a week
Exclusion Criteria:
Lactating or pregnant women; HIV positive or cancer patients; patients with clinically detectable edema, serious obesity (BMI over 35 kg/m2), physical amputation, or alcoholism; renal transplant patients; patients using any medication that influences BC and renal function
Research Purpose:
The purpose of the present work was to evaluate the performance of SKF and BIA to assess FM in CRF patients before HD (BHD) and after HD (AHD), using air displacement plethysmography (ADP) as the standard method to estimate FM in HD patients.
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Study Location:
Nephrology Clinic at the Central Institute of the Sao Paulo Clinic Hospital, San Paulo, Brazil
Source(s) of Funding:
Industry, University/Hospital, Industry, University/Hospital
Please specify names of funders:
The school of medicine fuoundation from the university of Sao Paulo. Bodystat ltda Ger-ar comercio de produtos medicos ltda