Malnutrition and its association with inflammation and vascular disease in children on maintenance dialysis


Canpolat N., Caliskan S. , Sever L., Tasdemir M., Ekmekci O. B. , Pehlivan G., ...More

PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, vol.28, no.11, pp.2149-2156, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00467-013-2527-3
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2149-2156

Abstract

Malnutrition is associated with both inflammation and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in adults with chronic kidney disease. We studied the prevalence of malnutrition and its possible associations with inflammation and vascular disease in children on chronic dialysis.