Effect of cholecalciferol on local arterial stiffness and endothelial dysfunction in children with chronic kidney disease

AYTAÇ M. B. , Deveci M., BEK K. , Kayabey O., Ekinci Z.

PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, cilt.31, sa.2, ss.267-277, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00467-015-3220-5
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.267-277


As cardiovascular factors are the leading cause of mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and as vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in this population, we aimed to examine the effect of oral cholecalciferol on cardiac parameters and biomarkers for endothelial cell activation in children with CKD.