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Is the Modified Creatinine Index Really Superior to the Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index for Predicting Malnutrition and Clinical Outcomes in Hemodialysis Patients?

  • Takahiro Yajima
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    Address correspondence to Takahiro Yajima, MD, Department of Nephrology, Matsunami General Hospital, 185-1 Dendai, Kasamatsu, Gifu 501-6062, Japan.
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    Department of Nephrology, Matsunami General Hospital, Gifu, Japan
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Published:February 01, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jrn.2022.01.005
      I read an interesting article by Suzuki et al. which was recently published in the Journal of Renal Nutrition.
      • Suzuki Y.
      • Matsuzawa R.
      • Hoshi K.
      • et al.
      Comparative Analysis of simplified, objective nutrition-associated markers in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
      They investigated the relationships of the modified creatinine index (mCI), Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI), and their respective rates of change over a year, with adverse clinical outcomes in patients undergoing hemodialysis. This article was fascinating, but there are some misgivings and comments.
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