Effect of folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 supplementation on mortality and cardiovascular complication among patients with chronic kidney disease: an evidence-based case report.

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Abstract

to determine whether the administration of folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 would lead to reduction of cardiovascular complication and mortality among CKD patients. a search was conducted on PubMed and Google. The selection of title and abstract was conducted using inclusion and exclusion criterias, which led to six relevant articles. The selected studies were critically appraised for its validity, importance and applicability. the administration of folic acid and vitamin B reduce homocysteine level among CKD patients. Despite homocysteine level reduction, all six studies reported similar findings that folic acid and vitamin B supplementation did not significantly reduce cardiovascular complication and mortality. treatment with folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 did not reduce cardiovascular complication and mortality among CKD patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)150-156
Number of pages7
JournalActa medica Indonesiana
Volume45
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

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