PREVALENCE AND THE CLINICAL IMPORTANCE OF THE SYNDROME OF INSUFFICIENCY OF A FEED AT THE PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC HEART AND CHRONIC INTIMATE INSUFFICIENCYJournal: I.P. Pavlov Russian Medical Biological Herald (Vol.10, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2009-06-30
Authors : Vorobiev A.N.; Yakushin S.S.;
Page : 83-88
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The nutritive status was assessed in patients with coronary heart disease and chronic heart failure by measurement of body mass and body mass index, body composition, laboratory tests, weight dynamics for the last 6 months and energy consumption. 43.6% of patients were diagnosed with undernutrition. The intensity of nutritional disorders increases correspondingly to CHF functional class and is an additional factor of quality of life impairment. Lean body mass is more significant for diagnosing of undernutrition and should be recommended for nutritive status assessment in CHF.
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