middle molecule toxins

middle molecule toxins

A group of small, ie 3-3.5 kD molecules–eg, uric acid, guanidinos, metabolic end products–eg, phenols, that are not removed during dialysis of Pts with chronic renal failure and linked to the peripheral neuropathy and pericarditis common in uremia
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