Changes in salivary composition in patients with renal failure.

@article{Toms2008ChangesIS,
  title={Changes in salivary composition in patients with renal failure.},
  author={Inmaculada Tom{\'a}s and Jorge Seraf{\'i}n Sobrado Marinho and Jacobo Referen Limeres and Mario Andr{\'e}s Jaramillo Santos and Leonardo Martins de Ara{\'u}jo and P Diz},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={
          528-32
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To our knowledge, none of the articles has been published in the literature which analyse the alterations of saliva in different stages of chronic renal failure (CRF). The objective of this study has been to analyse the flow, pH and biochemical composition of saliva in patients with moderate-severe CRF (M-S CRF) and with terminal renal failure (TRF). DESIGN The study group was formed of 50 CRF patients: 22 with M-S CRF and 28 with TRF included in a haemodialysis programme. A control… CONTINUE READING
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