An Update on Phosphate Binders: A Dietitian's Perspective.

  • Lisa A Gutekunst
  • Published 2016 in
    Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal…

Abstract

Control of serum phosphorus (PO4) has been long recognized as a goal in the nutritional and medical management of the patients with chronic kidney disease. Phosphate-binding compounds were introduced in the 1970s for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients on dialysis after it was observed that oral administration of aluminum hydroxide as an antacid… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2016.01.009

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