Special Issue "Morphofunctional Nutritional Assessment in Clinical Practice"

A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643). This special issue belongs to the section "Clinical Nutrition".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 October 2023 | Viewed by 330

Special Issue Editors

1. Servicio de Endocrinología y Nutrición, Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valladolid, Av. Ramón y Cajal, 3, 47003 Valladolid, Spain
2. Instituto de Endocrinología y Nutrición (IENVA), Universidad de Valladolid, Av. Ramón y Cajal, 3, 47003 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: obesity; nutrigenetics; enteral nutrition; malnutrition related to the disease
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Centro de Investigación Endocrinología y Nutrición, Universidad de Valladolid, 47002 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: obesity and bone metabolismo; hyperglycaemia; stroke; enteral nutrition; nasogastric tube; dysphagia

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The diagnosis of malnutrition is difficult because it does not depend only on weight at a given time, but also on its evolution and the underlying pathological situations. Therefore, the clinical use of body composition measurements is essential for adequate assessment of this malnutrition, especially in the evaluation of muscle mass and function. In this context, nutritional assessment can no longer be based on the determination of classical anthropometric measurements. The concept of morphofunctional nutritional assessment postulates that the diagnosis and monitoring of nutritional status must be carried out using techniques and biomarkers that determine the evaluation of intake, anthropometry, body composition, muscle strength, and function that include techniques such as bioelectrical impedance analysis or nutritional ultrasound, and new biological parameters too.

This Special Issue aims to show the implementation of this new concept of nutritional evaluation in the management of patients and in clinical research in nutrition.

Dr. Daniel-Antonio de Luis Roman
Dr. Juan J. López-Gómez
Guest Editors

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