Effect of the timing of dialysis initiation on left ventricular hypertrophy and inflammation in pediatric patients

Bakkaloglu S. A. , Kandur Y., SERDAROGLU E., Noyan A., Bayazit A. K. , Sever L., ...More

PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, vol.32, no.9, pp.1595-1602, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00467-017-3660-1
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1595-1602


Background The optimal time for dialysis initiation in adults and children with chronic kidney disease remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of dialysis timing on different outcome parameters, in particular left ventricular (LV) morphology and inflammation, in pediatric patients receiving peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis.