PULMONARY HYPERTENSION IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS PATIENTS: PREVALENCE AND RISK FACTORS


Unal A., Sipahioglu M., Oguz F., Kaya M., Kucuk H., Tokgoz B., ...More

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL, vol.29, no.2, pp.191-198, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/089686080902900214
  • Journal Name: PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.191-198
  • Keywords: Pulmonary arterial hypertension, CAPD, serum albumin level, left ventricular mass index (LVMI), hypervolemia, STAGE RENAL-DISEASE, NITRIC-OXIDE SYNTHESIS, HEMODIALYSIS-PATIENTS, ARTERY PRESSURE, CAPD PATIENTS, ASYMMETRICAL DIMETHYLARGININE, ARTERIOVENOUS-FISTULA, SERUM-ALBUMIN, ERYTHROPOIETIN, CALCIFICATION
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Aim: To investigate the prevalence of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and the possible contributing factors for PAH in patients receiving regular continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD).