Comparison of two methods of assessing total body water at sea level and increasing high altitude

Authors:
C J Boos , D A Holdsworth, D P Hall, A Mellor, J O’Hara, D R Woods

Overview:
Assessment of hydration and nutritional status in clinical practice can be challenging and relies on a variety of assessments, the ability to accurately quantify total body water (TBW) and its distribution between intracellular (ICW) and extracellular (ECW) compartments represent an important advance in this regard.

Conclusion:
there was a good overall agreement between TBW assessments using the SF-BIA NICaS compared with the MFBIA BodyStat QuadScan 4000

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