Malnutrition in elderly patients with renal failure: Importance of pre-dialysis period


Kazancioglu R. , Buyukaydin B. , CINAR A., Soysal P., GORCIN B., Isik A. T.

EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE, vol.5, no.5, pp.303-306, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eurger.2014.07.004
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.303-306

Abstract

Background and aims: In elderly, renal failure is one of the major comorbidities. Malnutrition is another clinical problem in these patients' follow-up. In this study, we compared nutritional states of elderly patients with different renal functions.