Nutrition, inflammation and chronic kidney disease.

@article{Ikizler2008NutritionIA,
  title={Nutrition, inflammation and chronic kidney disease.},
  author={T. Alp Ikizler},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          162-7
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Protein-energy wasting and chronic inflammation are important comorbid conditions that predict poor clinical outcome in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. The current article aims to provide a brief overview of the etiology and nutritional consequences of chronic inflammation with an outline of potential treatment options. RECENT FINDINGS The exact mechanisms leading to these unfavorable conditions are not fully elucidated and are most likely multifactorial… CONTINUE READING
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