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Table 1 Recommended nutritional evaluation criteria and evaluation intervals in pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients (modified from reference [229])

From: Peritoneal Dialysis Guidelines 2019 Part 1 (Position paper of the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy)

Evaluation criteria Evaluation interval (months)
0 years 1–3 years > 3 years
Nutritional intake amount 0.5–2 1–3 3–4
Height 0.5–1 1 1–3
Growth rate 0.5–1 1–2 6
Dry weight 0.25–1 0.5–1 1–3
BMI 0.5–1 1 1–3
Head circumference 0.5–1 1–2 Not recommended
  1. BMI body mass index