A simple score for malnutrition–inflammation complex syndrome (MICS) is associated with the risk of mortality in Japanese patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis
Shunsuke Yamada 1,2, Hokuto Arase 1, Masatomo Taniguchi 3, Takanari Kitazono 1, Toshiaki Nakano 1
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences
2 Division of Internal Medicine Nishida Hospital Saga Japan
3 Fukuoka Renal Clinic Fukuoka Japan
Introduction Malnutrition–inflammation complex syndrome (MICS) is highly prevalent in patients undergoing hemodialysis. We determined the prognostic value of the Simple MICS score, calculated using a combination of age, body mass index, and serum concentrations of albumin, creatinine, and C‐reactive protein.
Methods We retrospectively recruited 218 Japanese patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. The primary outcome was all‐cause...
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