- Megestrol acetate in a moderate dose for the treatment of malnutrition-inflammation complex in maintenance dialysis patientsMeenakshi Rammohan
General Clinical Research Center, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
J Ren Nutr 15:345-55. 2005..Megestrol acetate, 800 mg/day, has been shown to increase appetite and food intake and to mitigate inflammation in cachectic AIDS and cancer patients, leading to weight gain, but it is also associated with side effects at this dose...
- Kidney insufficiency and nutrient-based modulation of inflammationKamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Harbor UCLA Campus, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 8:388-96. 2005..We reviewed the pathophysiology of the malnutrition-inflammation complex syndrome and its potential modulation by dietary and other nutritional interventions in chronic kidney disease patients...