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Population-Specific Equation of Chertow et al for Estimating Total Body Water in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis

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Equations for estimating total body water that were developed in healthy adults tend to underestimate the total body water in hemodialysis patients. Chertow et al developed an equation for predicting total body water based on analysis of a population of patients undergoing hemodialysis. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Fresenius Medical Care, Inc.

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