Atherosclerosis and vascular calcification are independent predictors of left ventricular hypertrophy in chronic haemodialysis patients


Yildiz A., Memisoglu E., Oflaz H., Yazici H. , Pusuroglu H., Akkaya V., ...More

NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, vol.20, no.4, pp.760-767, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ndt/gfh611
  • Title of Journal : NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.760-767

Abstract

Background. Accelerated atherosclerosis and vascular calcification are common in chronic haemodialysis (HD) patients. In this study, we aimed to investigate the relationship between left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in HD patients and atherosclerosis and vascular calcification measured by electron beam computed tomography (EBCT).