Association between peripheral arterial occlusive disease and cardiothoracic ratio in patients on chronic hemodialysis

@inproceedings{Liou2016AssociationBP,
  title={Association between peripheral arterial occlusive disease and cardiothoracic ratio in patients on chronic hemodialysis},
  author={Kang-Yi Liou and Hung-Hsiang Liou and Yu-Wei Fang and J Z Leu and Ming-Hsien Tsai},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
The cardiothoracic ratio (CTR) and peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) are related to mortality in hemodialysis patients. However, data on the association between PAOD and CTR are limited. In this study, we aim to elucidate this relationship in patients on chronic hemodialysis. Using a retrospective cross-sectional study of 622 Taiwanese patients… CONTINUE READING