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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 339-349
Status of fasting in Ramadan of chronic hemodialysis patients all over Egypt: A multicenter observational study

1 Department of Nephrology, Ministry of Health and Mansoura Military Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt
2 Mansoura Nephrology and Dialysis Unit (MNDU), Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt

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Ghada El-Kannishy
Mansoura Nephrology and Dialysis Unit (MNDU), Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.256841

PMID: 31031370

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There is a paucity of data concerning safety of fasting in Ramadan in chronic kidney disease patients on hemodialysis (HD). The aim of the present study was to assess the frequency of fasting in Ramadan in HD patients in Egypt and the possible effect of fasting on clinical and biochemical variables. This observational multicentric study was carried out during 2016 when fasting duration was around 16 h.

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