Effects of lowering dialysate sodium on carotid artery atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction in maintenance hemodialysis patients


GÜMRÜKÇÜOĞLU H. A., ARI E., Akyol A., Akdag S., Simsek H., Sahin M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.44, no.6, pp.1833-1839, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-011-0117-5
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1833-1839
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose Our aim in this study was to examine the effects of low-sodium dialysate on carotid artery atherosclerosis, endothelial dysfunction, and blood pressure (BP) in maintenance hemodialysis (HD) patients.