THE INFLUENCE OF DIALYSATE CALCIUM ON PROGRESSION OF ARTERIAL STIFFNESS IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS PATIENTS


DEMIRCI M. S. , ÖZKAHYA M. , AŞCI G. , SEVINC E., YILMAZ M. , DEMIRCI C., ...More

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL, vol.29, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL
  • Keywords: Dialysate calcium, arterial stiffness, RENAL-DISEASE, HEMODIALYSIS

Abstract

Background: One of the origins of cardiovascular disease in dialysis patients is arterial stiffness. The aim of our study was to assess the relationship between the calcium content of peritoneal dialysis (PD) solution and arterial stiffness.