Last updated on March 2006

Effect of Malnutrition on the Prognosis in Hemodialysis Patients


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to examined the effect of malnutrition and/or inflammation on atherosclerosis and prognosis in hemodialysis.

Detailed Study Description

Malnutrition is known to affect their prognosis in hemodialysis patients. Furthermore, recent studies indicate that malnutrition is associated with inflammation and atherosclerosis in these patients. In this study we examine the effect of malnutrition and/or inflammation on atherosclerosis and 5-year survival rate in 600 hemodialysis patients.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00307983

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Maruyama Hospital

Hamamatsu, Japan
0.76miles
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Iwata City Hospital

Iwata, Japan
8.44miles
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Recruitment Status: Open


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