Evaluation of Nutritional Status in Children during Predialysis, or Treated By Peritoneal Dialysis or Hemodialysis

Yilmaz D., Sonmez F., Karakas S., Yavascan O., Aksu N., Omurlu I. K., ...More

JOURNAL OF TROPICAL PEDIATRICS, vol.62, no.3, pp.178-184, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/tropej/fmv094
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.178-184
  • Keywords: anthropometry, bioelectrical impedance analysis, chronic kidney disease, malnutrition, leptin, BIOELECTRICAL-IMPEDANCE ANALYSIS, STAGE RENAL-DISEASE, MAINTENANCE HEMODIALYSIS, BODY-COMPOSITION, EQUATIONS
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Objective: Malnutrition is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The objective of this study was to evaluate nutritional status of children with stage 3-4 CKD and treated by peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis using anthropometric measurements, biochemical parameters and bioelectrical impedance analysis.