Arm circumference: its importance for dialysis patients in the obesity era


Akpolat T., Kaya C., Utas C., Arinsoy T., TAŞKAPAN H., Erdem E., ...More

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.45, no.4, pp.1103-1110, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-012-0219-8
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1103-1110

Abstract

The purposes of this study were to investigate the association between arm circumference and body mass index (BMI) and to discuss problems, mainly arm circumference and cuff size mismatch, that could affect the reliability of home blood pressure monitoring (HBPM) among peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD) patients.