[Effect of oral intake of an enteric capsule preparation containing Bifidobacterium longum on the progression of chronic renal failure].

@article{Ando2003EffectOO,
  title={[Effect of oral intake of an enteric capsule preparation containing Bifidobacterium longum on the progression of chronic renal failure].},
  author={Yasuhiro Ando and Yukio Miyata and Kaichiro Tanba and Osamu Saito and Shigeaki Muto and Megumi Kurosu and Sumiko Homma and Eiji Kusano and Yasushi Asano},
  journal={Nihon Jinzo Gakkai shi},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={759-64}
}
Since the accumulation of intestinal putrefactive products, such as indole and phenol, is known to play a role in the exacerbation of chronic renal failure, reduction of these intestinal putrefactive products can be expected to retard the progression of renal failure. In the present study, an enteric capsule preparation containing Bifidobacterium longum(Bifidus HD) was administered orally to 27 patients with chronic renal failure(CRF) for 6 months. Though no significant effect was found in the… CONTINUE READING