In this small randomized, non-placebo controlled, non-blinded study, the use of sodium bicarbonate supplementation reduced decline in kidney function and progression to end-stage renal disease. While these results will need further validation, they lend support to a commonly used treatment with a potentially large clinical impact.
- The Hannover Dialysis Outcome study: comparison of standard versus intensified extended dialysis for treatment of patients with acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit
- The importance of residual kidney function for patients on dialysis: a critical review.
- Correction of Postkidney Transplant Anemia Reduces Progression of Allograft Nephropathy