The use of calcium carbonate and low calcium dialysis in the control of hyperphosphataemia in CAPD patients


Grant Data
Project Title
The use of calcium carbonate and low calcium dialysis in the control of hyperphosphataemia in CAPD patients
Principal Investigator
Dr Cheng, Ignatius Kum Po   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
1990-05-01
Completion Date
1993-04-30
Amount
30000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
hyperphosphataemia, calcium carbonate and low calcium dialysis
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Sponsor
Other projects
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1989/1990
Status
Completed
Objectives
To study efficacy of calcium carbonate as an alternative phosphate binder to aluminium hydroxide and to assess the use of low calcium dialysate to prevent hypercalcaemia which frequently occurs after ingestion by large quantity of calcium carbonate.