Influence of prebiotic and probiotic supplementation on the progression of chronic kidney disease.

@article{Pavan2016InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of prebiotic and probiotic supplementation on the progression of chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Malleshappa Pavan},
  journal={Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2016},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={
          222-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND One of the main goals in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients is to diminish the accumulation of uremic toxins and to slow the progression of renal failure. We investigated whether prebiotic and probiotic supplementation along with low protein diet retards the progression of CKD. METHODS This is a 12-month prospective observation study with a randomized control and open-label design. A total of 24 stable CKD stage III to V patients, who are not on renal replacement therapy, were… CONTINUE READING

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