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Carnitine for body composition in hemodialysis patients

Kakutani et al.
Used Parameters : MM, SMM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : Edelweiss Journal of Biomedical Research and Review

Background: Authors and colleagues have continued clinical research for hemodialysis patients. Currently, a pilot study presents intervention of carnitine for changes of the body composition. Subjects and Methods: Subjects were six patients on hemodialysis with intervention of carnitine (group 1). Average data were 74.3 years, 65.4 kg, 22.6 in BMI. As levocarnitine, L-Cartin FF injection 1000 mg was administered three times a week for six months. Group 2 has six control patients for age-, sex-, body weight, BMI-matched (group 2) …
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