Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Am J Kidney Dis. 1998 Dec;32(6 Suppl 4):S113-7.

Role of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome in the development of protein-calorie malnutrition in ESRD.

Author information

1
Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA. bbistria@west.bidmc.harvard.edu

Abstract

Chronic activation of the systemic inflammatory response is a common and unifying factor in many end-stage illnesses, particularly end-stage renal disease. Protein-calorie malnutrition and hypoalbuminemia, which are prominent features of end-stage renal disease, develop as a consequence of this syndrome. Recognition of this relationship can assist in the development of new approaches to the successful management of protein-calorie malnutrition developing in the course of end-stage renal disease.

PMID:
9892377
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Support Center