Carotid artery thickness in children and young adults with end stage renal disease

  title={Carotid artery thickness in children and young adults with end stage renal disease},
  author={Hakan Muammer Poyrazoğlu and Ruhan D{\"u}ş{\"u}nsel and Ali Yıkılmaz and Nazmi Narin and Ruksan Anarat and Z{\"u}beyde G{\"u}nd{\"u}z and A. Coskun and Ali Haydar Baykan and Ahmet {\"O}zt{\"u}rk},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Atherosclerosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality for ESRD patients and we have little knowledge about the presence and risk factors of atherosclerosis in children with CRF. The measurement of carotid artery intima-media thickness (cIMT) using high-resolution ultrasonography is suggested as an excellent marker of subclinical atherosclerosis. In this study, we aimed to investigate the presence of atherosclerosis and to determine the relationship between atherosclerosis and some risk… CONTINUE READING
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