Impact of volume control on left ventricular hypertrophy in dialysis patients

OZKAHYA M., TOZ H. , OZERKAN F. , DUMAN S. , Ok E. , BASCI A. , ...More

JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.15, no.6, pp.655-660, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1744-9987.12104
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.655-660


Background: Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), which strongly predicts cardiac mortality, is seen in more than 60% of end-stage renal disease patients. The aim of this study was to prospectively investigate the effect of salt restriction and strict volume control on blood pressure and LVH.