Metabolic acidosis as a uremic toxin

Patients with chronic renal failure suffer from a muscle wasting syndrome that is characterized by loss of lean body mass and negative nitrogen balance. Evidence is provided indicating that metabolic acidosis plays a major role in initiating these adverse effects. In particular, we discuss findings...

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Published in:Seminars in nephrology, Vol. 16, No. 3 (1996), p. 160-6
Main Author: Bailey, J L
Other Involved Persons: Mitch, W E
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 17.10.1996
Date Revised 16.11.2005
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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