ISSN: 2251-8363    eISSN: 2251-8819  
J Nephropathol. 2018;7(3): 106-114. doi: 10.15171/jnp.2018.25
Review
The effects of probiotics on renal function and uremic toxins in patients with chronic kidney disease; a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
CharatThongprayoon 1, Spencer T.Hatch 2, WisitKaewput 3, KonikaSharma 1, PatompongUngprasert 5, KarnWijarnpreecha 1, MatthewD’Costa 4, Michael AMao 4, WisitCheungpasitporn 2 *

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, NY, USA
2 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
3 Department of Military and Community Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine Bangkok, Thailand
4 Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
5 Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Research and development, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand