Frequency of abdominal aortic calcification in a group of Iraqi hemodialysis patients.

@article{AlSaedi2014FrequencyOA,
  title={Frequency of abdominal aortic calcification in a group of Iraqi hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Ali J Hashim Al-Saedi and Nawar S Jameel and Ali Qais and Abdul Kareem and Talib S Mohssen},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={1098-104}
}
Cardiovascular complications including abdominal aortic calcification significantly affect the mortality and morbidity in patients on a hemodialysis (HD) program. The objective of this study is to find the frequency of abdominal aortic calcification in patients on regular HD and to evaluate the effect of parameters on frequency and severity of abdominal aortic calcification. Fifty-four patients with end-stage renal disease on regular HD were studied from January 2011 to December 2011 to… CONTINUE READING