Improvement of Acidosis in Long-Term Dietary Treatment of Chronic Renal Failure

  • Carmelo Giordano


In chronic renal failure there is reduced capability to excrete titrable acid, particularly in the form of ammonia. Consequently, a slow but progressive depletion of cations initiates from the body with consumption of buffer reserves and generation of acidosis.


Chronic Renal Failure Dietary Treatment Plasma Amino Acid Glutamine Concentration Plasma Bicarbonate 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carmelo Giordano
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  1. 1.Department of Medical NephrologyNaples University, First School of MedicineNaplesItaly

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