BIOIMPEDANCE VECTOR ANALYSIS AS A TOOL FOR DETERMINATION AND ADJUSTMENT OF DRY WEIGHT IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS

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Atilano, Ximena ; Luis.Miguel, José ; Martínez, Jorge ; Sánchez, Rafael ; Selgas, Rafael (2012)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Kidney Research and Clinical Practice, volume 31, issue 2 (issn: 2211-9132)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.krcp.2012.04.331
  • Subject: Internal medicine | RC31-1245 | RC581-951 | Specialties of internal medicine

The hemodialysis (HD) patient is fluid overloaded, even when there is no apparent edema. Due to this, is vital to know the dry weight. No clinical or laboratory parameters are reliable, simple and accessible for this purpose. The bioelectrical impedance has been applied... View more
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