The relation between hemoglobin variability and carotid intima-media thickness in chronic hemodialysis patients


Ganidagli S. E. , ALTUNÖREN O., ERKEN E., Isik I. O. , Ganidagli B., EREN N. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.49, no.10, pp.1859-1866, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-017-1651-6
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1859-1866

Abstract

Hemoglobin variability is a common problem among hemodialysis patients. We have previously demonstrated an association between Hb variability and left ventricular mass index. In this study, we investigated a possible relation between Hb variability and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT).