Coronary risk factors in maintenance hemodialysis patients: Who is the culprit - hemodialysis or chronic renal failure?

TitleCoronary risk factors in maintenance hemodialysis patients: Who is the culprit - hemodialysis or chronic renal failure?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsGupta K, Mahajan R
JournalInternational journal of applied & basic medical research
Volume1
Issue1
Pagination11-4
Date Published2011 Jan
Abstract

Dyslipidemia, common in uremic patients subjected to maintenance hemodialysis (HD), represents an independent risk factor for atherosclerosis; but the association between long-term HD and uremic dyslipidemia is not crystal clear. The present study was aimed to ascertain any association.

DOI10.3969/j.issn.1672-7347.2013.05.014
Alternate JournalInt J Appl Basic Med Res