The association between thyroid hormones and arterial stiffness in peritoneal dialysis patients


TATAR E., DEMIRCI M. S. , KIRCELLI F., GUNGOR O., YAPRAK M., AŞCI G. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.44, no.2, pp.601-606, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-011-0034-7
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.601-606

Abstract

Background/Aims The association between thyroid hormones and arterial stiffness is unclear. In this study, we investigated, for the first time in a large cohort of euthyroid peritoneal dialysis patients, the relationship between thyroid hormone levels and arterial stiffness.