Arm circumference: its importance for dialysis patients in the obesity era


Akpolat T., Kaya C., Utas C., Arinsoy T., TAŞKAPAN H., Erdem E., et al.

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, cilt.45, ss.1103-1110, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11255-012-0219-8
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1103-1110

Özet

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.