Nutritional Aspects of Growth in Children with Congenital Renal Anomalies

  • Carolyn Abitbol
  • Michael Freundlich
  • Gaston Zilleruelo
  • Jose Strauss
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 17)


The problem of the uremic dwarf is of primary concern to the pediatric nephrologist. The ultimate rehabilitation of the pediatric patient with progressive renal failure will depend on our ability to solve this dilemma. It is undoubtedly a multifaceted problem, since growth, normal and abnormal, is influenced by genetic, humoral, and nutritional factors.


Energy Intake Linear Growth Recommended Dietary Allowance Progressive Renal Failure Calorie Supplementation 
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  • Carolyn Abitbol
  • Michael Freundlich
  • Gaston Zilleruelo
  • Jose Strauss

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