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Malnutrition-Inflammation Score (MIS) in Patients Receiving Maintenance Hemodialysis

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Nutrition
Nephrology

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The Malnutrition-Inflammation Score (MIS) can be used to evaluate patients who are receiving maintenance hemodialysis. This measures both the protein-energy malnutrition and inflammation prevalent in patients with end-stage renal disease. The authors are from UCLA Medical Center and UCSF General Hospital.

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