Malnutrition in an obese COPD patient as illustrated in the BIVA nomogram. The position of the measurement point in the BIVA nomogram is below the line of normal BCM values (long axis) and above the line of normal TBW values (short axis) between the 75th and 95th tolerance ellipse. The position in the lower right quadrant indicates malnutrition.
Walter-Kroker et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:35 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-35