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Calcium carbonate as a phosphate binder in hemodialysis patients.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
ASAIO transactions / American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
Publication Date
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
127–129
Identifiers
PMID: 3778697
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

Calcium carbonate appears to be as effective as aluminum hydroxide in binding dietary phosphorus in hemodialysis patients. The long-term safety of this medication appears acceptable in view of today's therapeutic options.

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