Acacia gum supplementation of a low-protein diet in children with end-stage renal disease

@article{AlMosawi2004AcaciaGS,
  title={Acacia gum supplementation of a low-protein diet in children with end-stage renal disease},
  author={Aamir Jalal Al-Mosawi},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2004},
  volume={19},
  pages={1156-1159}
}
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) die in the absence of renal replacement therapy (RRT). In developing countries RRT is not uniformly available and treatment often relies on conservative management and intermittent peritoneal dialysis (IPD). This study investigates the possibility of using acacia gum supplementation to improve the quality of life and provide children with ESRD with a dialysis-free period. Three patients referred to our hospital with ESRD during a 3-month period were… Expand
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