Very low-protein diet plus ketoacids in chronic kidney disease and risk of death during end-stage renal disease: a historical cohort controlled study.

@article{Bellizzi2015VeryLD,
  title={Very low-protein diet plus ketoacids in chronic kidney disease and risk of death during end-stage renal disease: a historical cohort controlled study.},
  author={Vincenzo Bellizzi and Paolo Chiodini and Adamasco Cupisti and Battista Fabio Viola and Mauro Pezzotta and Luca De Nicola and Roberto Minutolo and Giuliano Barsotti and Giorgina Barbara Piccoli and Biagio R Di Iorio},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={71-7}
}
BACKGROUND Very low-protein intake during chronic kidney disease (CKD) improves metabolic disorders and may delay dialysis start without compromising nutritional status, but concerns have been raised on a possible negative effect on survival during dialysis. This study aimed at evaluating whether a very low-protein diet during CKD is associated with a… CONTINUE READING