EVALUATION OF EPICARDIAL FAT AND CAROTID AND FEMORAL INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESSES IN GERIATRIC PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE


Gunesli A., Yilmaz M., Yalcin C., Tekkarismaz N., Alkan O.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.23, ss.42-50, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.31086/tjgeri.2020.136
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.42-50

Özet

Introduction: Although atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases and cardiovascular risks are known to increase in patients with end-stage renal disease, it is not clear whether these risks increase in the geriatric patient population as well. This study aims to evaluate these risks in geriatric patients with end-stage renal disease by evaluating epicardial fat and carotid and femoral intima-media thicknesses, known as markers, for subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risks.