Carotid atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk factors in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients

Yilmaz F. M. , Akay H., Duranay M., Yilmaz G., Oeztekin P. S. , Kosar U., ...More

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, vol.40, no.18, pp.1361-1366, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2007.07.017
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1361-1366
  • Keywords: hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, carotid atherosclerosis, cardiovascular diseases, sialic acid, thiobarbituric acid-reactive substances, hs-CRP, homocysteine, lipoprotein(a), C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, LOW-DENSITY-LIPOPROTEIN, INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS, LIPID-PEROXIDATION PRODUCTS, SIALIC-ACID CONCENTRATION, OXIDATIVE STRESS, ALL-CAUSE, SERUM, PLASMA, DISEASE


Background: Cardiovascular diseases are important factors in mortality and morbidity of dialysis patients. Cardiovascular risk assessment is important in order to arrange the treatment strategies. The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between carotid atherosclerosis and various CVD risk factors in dialysis patients.