Intestinal absorption of aluminum

  • Frederik A. de Wolff
  • Gijsbert B. van der Voet
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 26)


Aluminum (Al) toxicity is most often related to parenteral exposure by means of haemodialysis with Al-contaminated dialysate. This is understandable because in the past decade convincing evidence was found for a causal relationship between Al in dialysis fluid on the one hand, and encephalopathy, vitamin D-resistant osteomalacia, and normochromic microcytic anemia on the other.


Chronic Renal Failure Intestinal Absorption Aluminium Hydroxide Dialysis Encephalopathy Plasma Aluminum Level 
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