The Cardiovascular Comorbidity in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease (4C) Study: Objectives, Design, and Methodology


QUERFELD U. , Anarat A., BAYAZIT A. , Bakkaloglu A. S. , BİLGİNER Y., Caliskan S., ...More

CLINICAL JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.5, no.9, pp.1642-1648, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.2215/cjn.08791209
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1642-1648

Abstract

Background and objectives: Children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at high risk for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. A systemic arteriopathy and cardiomyopathy has been characterized in pediatric dialysis patients by the presence of morphologic and functional abnormalities.