Effects of lowering dialysate sodium on flow-mediated dilatation in patients with chronic kidney disease


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Kutlugun A. A. , ERDEM Y., OKUTUCU S., YORGUN H., ATALAR E., ARICI M.

NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, vol.26, no.11, pp.3678-3682, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ndt/gfr092
  • Journal Name: NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3678-3682
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective. This study examined the effects of low dialysate sodium on endothelial dysfunction (ED) as measured by flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) of brachial artery in haemodialysis (HD) patients.