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2022 Mar 25

Int Urol Nephrol

Factors affecting health-related quality of life in older patients with chronic kidney disease: a single-center cross-sectional study.


Tabata A, Yabe H, Katogi T, Yamaguchi T, Mitake Y, Shunta O, Shirai T, Fujii T
Int Urol Nephrol. 2022 Mar 25.
PMID: 35334064.


Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) assessment is important for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, few studies have examined factors related to HRQoL, such as physical function, in older patients with predialysis CKD. This study evaluated the relationship between physical function, renal function, and nutritional status on the HRQoL in this patient group.