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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 70-73

Gut microbiota dysbiosis and chronic kidney disease


1 Department of Nephrology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplant, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Brijesh Yadav
Department of Nephrology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jrnm.jrnm_25_20

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an irreversible progressive health problem often associated with cardiovascular complication, bone mineral metabolism disorder, uremic toxin deposition, and immune dysregulation. The gut microbiome is an important modulator of immune function and performs a plethora of functions inside the host body. Several factors such as diet, antibiotic use, environmental pollutant modulates the composition of Gut microbiota. An intervention with dietary substances may be a therapeutic strategy to modulate the healthy Gut microbiota composition and slowing the progression of CKD.


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