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Effect of L-carnitine supplementation on lipid profile and apolipoproteins in children on hemodialysis: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

Effect of L-carnitine supplementation on lipid profile and apolipoproteins in children on hemodialysis: a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

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https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00467-021-05080-1

Background Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and accounts for 40% of all deaths among pediatric patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD 5). Dyslipidemia is common in children with CKD and is considered one of the major causes of CVD in these patients.