The absorption of dietary phosphorus and calcium in hemodialysis patients.

@article{Ramirez1986TheAO,
  title={The absorption of dietary phosphorus and calcium in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Jorge A. Ramirez and Michael Emmett and Michael G. White and Nahid Fathi and Carol A Santa Ana and Stephen G. Morawski and John S. Fordtran},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={1986},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={753-9}
}
Absorption of dietary phosphorus plays a critical role in the development of metabolic bone diseases in patients with chronic renal failure. However, phosphorus absorption is difficult to quantitate in dialysis patients because the dialysis treatments complicate metabolic balance studies. Utilizing a recently developed technique which permits measurement of net absorption of dietary constituents after a single meal, we measured phosphorus absorption in dialysis patients. The following… CONTINUE READING

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