J Ren Nutr 2021 Feb 25. Epub 2021 Feb 25.
Department of Internal Medicine-Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, Bangkok, Thailand; Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; Special Task Force for Activating Research in Renal Nutrition (Renal Nutrition Research Group), Office of Research Affairs, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Electronic address:
Objectives: Protein-energy wasting (PEW) is defined as the loss of body protein and energy reserves associated with kidney disease. However, the extent to which PEW contributes to increased mortality among peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients remains unclear.
Methods: This is a retrospective cohort study from 2012 to 2020. Read More