Albumin depletion in uremic patients on conservative management

  • R. Bianchi
  • G. Mariani
  • A. Pilo
  • M. G. Toni
  • F. Carmassi


The purpose of this work was to investigate how a long-term low protein diet could affect albumin metabolism of patients with chronic uremia, on the assumption that this protein reflects to some extent the behaviour of the whole body proteins1–3. In fact, prolonged low protein diet in these patients as the only type of conservative management, raises the problem as to whether a dangerous protein malnutrition could ensue4.


Uremic Patient Serum Albumin Concentration Albumin Synthesis Protein Depletion Chronic Uremia 
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  • R. Bianchi
  • G. Mariani
  • A. Pilo
  • M. G. Toni
  • F. Carmassi

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