Metabolic Acidosis Components in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease: Association With Serum Albumin and Parathyroid Hormone

To investigate the associations between the 2 main components of metabolic acidosis (unmeasured anions [UA] and hyperchloremia) with serum albumin and intact parathormone (iPTH) in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.
Source: Journal of Renal Nutrition - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Clinical Brief Source Type: research

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