Fabiola Martín-del-Campo

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INTRODUCTION The peritoneal equilibration test (PET), standardized by Twardowski et al. more than 20 years ago, is the most common test to classify peritoneal transport. Some reference values from Mexican population were established in the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán (INCMNSZ) 10 years ago. The aims of this study were(More)
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to assess the effect of a symbiotic gel on presence and severity of gastrointestinal symptoms (GIS) in hemodialysis patients. DESIGN A double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized, clinical trial was designed. The study was conducted at 2 public hospitals in Guadalajara, Mexico. SUBJECTS AND INTERVENTION Twenty-two patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare dietary intake of micronutrients by peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients according to their nutrition and inflammatory statuses. DESIGN This cross-sectional study evaluated 73 patients using subjective global assessment, 24-hour dietary recall, and markers of inflammation [C-reactive protein (CRP), tumor necrosis factor α, and(More)
BACKGROUND Several intraperitoneally administered drugs have been shown to modify transport of peritoneal solute and fluid. Fewer studies, however, have evaluated the effect of orally administered drugs. The present study was performed to evaluate the effects of oral losartan, prazosin, and verapamil on peritoneal membrane transport during a peritoneal(More)
AIM To evaluate the effect of nutritional counselling on nutritional status in peritoneal dialysis patients. METHODS Twenty-nine peritoneal dialysis patients were randomly selected to receive conventional nutritional counselling during 6 months of follow up. All patients had monthly clinical and biochemical evaluations, and assessments of dialysis(More)
The purpose of this study was to describe anthropometric, metabolic, and nutritional characteristics in healthy elderly adults in a primary health care setting. It was conducted through a cross-sectional study of 80 subjects 60 years of age and older. After confirming healthy status, clinical, biochemical, dietetic, and anthropometric evaluations were(More)
BACKGROUND This study aims to compare serum C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin (IL-6), and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients before versus after receiving renal transplantation (RT) and versus donors. METHODS Serum samples from 37 ESRD patients (24 male, age 34+/-13 years) were collected before and after RT;(More)
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