Progression of chronic renal failure in patients given keto acids following amino acids.

@article{Walser1987ProgressionOC,
  title={Progression of chronic renal failure in patients given keto acids following amino acids.},
  author={Mackenzie Walser and Norman D Lafrance and L Ward and M A VanDuyn},
  journal={Infusionstherapie und klinische Ernahrung},
  year={1987},
  volume={14 Suppl 5},
  pages={
          17-20
        }
}
Twelve patients with chronic renal failure who exhibited a progressive decline in 24-h creatinine clearance despite being given, for 2-10 months, a diet containing 0.3 g of protein/kg ideal weight and 7-9 mg of phosphorus/kg ideal weight supplemented with vitamins, CaCO3, and 10 g per day of essential amino acids, were changed to a supplement containing predominantly keto acids. In 6 patients whose serum creatinine levels were 7.5 mg/dl or greater at changeover, progression continued unabated… 
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