A prospective multicentre study of the nutritional status in children on chronic peritoneal dialysis

Alberto Edefonti, Fabio Paglialonga, Marina Picca, Francesco Perfumo, Enrico Verrina, Giancarlo Lavoratti, Stefano Rinaldi, Gainfranco Rizzoni, Graziella Zacchello, Antonio Ciofani, Palma Sorino, Silvana Loi, M. R. Grassi

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Abstract

The anthropometry-bioimpedance analysis-nutrition (ABN) score is a recently proposed objective method of assessing malnutrition in children on chronic peritoneal dialysis (CPD) that uses nine parameters based on anthropometry, skinfold thickness and bioimpedance analysis. The aim of this prospective, cross-sectional study was to apply it to children treated with CPD in seven Italian paediatric nephrology centres, with a score of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1946-1951
Number of pages6
JournalNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Volume21
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2006

Keywords

  • Anthropometry
  • Bioimpedance analysis
  • Children
  • Chronic peritoneal dialysis
  • Malnutrition
  • Nutritional score

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation

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