Determinants of mortality in a large group of hemodialysis patients hospitalized for COVID-19

TURGUTALP K., Ozturk S., ARICI M., EREN N., Gorgulu N., Islam M., ...More

BMC NEPHROLOGY, vol.22, no.1, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12882-021-02233-0
  • Journal Name: BMC NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: Hemodialysis, COVID-19, Radiological manifestations, Mortality, Clinical findings, KIDNEY-DISEASE, CORONAVIRUS, OUTCOMES, INFECTION
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients are at increased risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The aim of this study was to describe clinical, laboratory, and radiologic characteristics and determinants of mortality in a large group of MHD patients hospitalized for COVID-19.