Lower creatinine as a marker of malnutrition and lower muscle mass in hemodialysis patients
Abdulmecit Yildiz,1 Fatih Tufan2
1Department of Nephrology, Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa, 2Department of Geriatrics, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
We read the recently published and well-designed study of Lee et al that suggests that bioimpedance analysis (BIA) gives relevant information about hydration status and malnutrition in hemodialysis patients. The authors recommend that utilization of BIA routinely in hemodialysis patients would be rational. We would like to make a few comments about their study.
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