Is handgrip strength and key pinch measurement related with biochemical parameters of nutrition in peritoneal dialysis patients?


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YARDIMCI B., SUMNU A., KAYA I., Gursu M. , Aydın Z., KARADAG S., et al.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.31, ss.941-945, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12669/pjms.314.7595
  • Dergi Adı: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.941-945

Özet

Backgrounds Et Objective: End-stage renal disease (ESRD) frequently causes Protein Energy Wasting (PEW), which is an important morbidity and mortality factor. Although it is difficult to assess PEW with a reliable method, there are various methods such as Handgrip strength test (HST), serum albumin, cholesterol, etc. HST is a simple and reliable antropometric method which is used for nutritional status and body muscle strength. This study aims to assess the relationship between HST and biochemical markers in evolution of nutritional status of ESRD patients.