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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.