Calcium carbonate as a phosphate binder in hemodialysis patients.

T. E. Taber, T. F. Hegemen, S. York

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-129
Number of pages3
JournalASAIO transactions / American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics

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