Dialysis Type May Predict Carotid Intima Media Thickness and Plaque Presence in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients

Mutluay R., Degertekin C. K., Poyraz F., Yilmaz M. I., YÜCEL C., Turfan M., ...More

ADVANCES IN THERAPY, vol.29, no.4, pp.370-382, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12325-012-0011-2
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.370-382
  • Keywords: Atherosclerosis, Carotid intima media thickness, Carotid plaque, Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, Dialysis type, End-stage renal disease, Hemodialysis, AMBULATORY PERITONEAL-DIALYSIS, CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE, ESRD PATIENTS, RISK-FACTOR, HEMODIALYSIS, MORTALITY, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, SURVIVAL, MODALITY, EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Carotid intima media thickness (CIMT) and carotid plaques (CP) were shown to be independent predictors of mortality in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. In this study, the authors aimed to compare the two dialysis modalities for CIMT and CP presence (CPP).