The role of maximum compressed thickness of the quadriceps femoris muscle measured by ultrasonography in assessing nutritional risk in critically-ill patients with different volume statuses


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Ozdemir U., Ozdemir M., AYGENCEL BIKMAZ Ş. G. , Kaya B., TÜRKOĞLU M.

REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, vol.65, no.7, pp.952-958, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/1806-9282.65.7.952
  • Title of Journal : REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA
  • Page Numbers: pp.952-958

Abstract

PURPOSE: In this prospective observational study, we aimed to investigate the role of the maximum compressed (MC) and uncompressed (UC) thickness of the quadriceps femoris muscle (QFMT) measured by ultrasonography (USG) in the detection of nutritional risk in intensive care patients (ICPs) with different volume status.