Sci Rep 2022 Jun 10;12(1):9614. Epub 2022 Jun 10.
Division of Oral Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Operative Dentistry, Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) University Hospital of Aachen, Pauwelsstr. 30, 52057, Aachen, Germany.
Hyperphosphatemia is a consequence of chronic kidney disease associated with mineral/bone impairment, increased cardiovascular events and mortality. Therapeutically, most dialysis patients have to take phosphate binders. Here, we investigated effects of the Fe(3+)-based phosphate binder sucroferric oxyhydroxide (SFOH) on the oral and gastrointestinal microbiome of 11 hemodialysis patients. Read More