Echocardiographic evaluation in children treated with CAPD.

  title={Echocardiographic evaluation in children treated with CAPD.},
  author={Nejat Aksu and Onder Yavaşcan and Hakan Erdoğan and M C Dorak and Savaş Kansoy and Meral Kozan},
  journal={Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis},
The aim of this study was to evaluate systolic and diastolic cardiac functions in children treated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). This study included a total of 21 patients (12 boys, 9 girls), aged 23 months to 14 years (average age: 10.1 +/- 4.32 years). The mean duration on CAPD was 12.88 +/- 6.69 months (range: 2-22 months). Twenty age- and sex-matched healthy subjects served as controls. Evaluation was made at the beginning of CAPD treatment in these 21 patients… CONTINUE READING