PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, vol.32, no.9, pp.1595-1602, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Early dialysis, Late dialysis, Glomerular filtration rate, Left ventricular hypertrophy, Children, CHRONIC-RENAL-FAILURE, CHRONIC PERITONEAL-DIALYSIS, C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, SERUM-ALBUMIN, HEMODIALYSIS, MORTALITY, CHILDREN, START, HYPOALBUMINEMIA, ASSOCIATION
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Background The optimal time for dialysis initiation in adults and children with chronic kidney disease remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of dialysis timing on different outcome parameters, in particular left ventricular (LV) morphology and inflammation, in pediatric patients receiving peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis.