Determinants of mortality in a large group of hemodialysis patients hospitalized for COVID-19.

Turgutalp K., Ozturk S., Arici M., Eren N., Gorgulu N., Islam M., ...More

BMC nephrology, vol.22, pp.29, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12882-021-02233-0
  • Title of Journal : BMC nephrology
  • Page Numbers: pp.29
  • Keywords: Hemodialysis, COVID-19, Radiological manifestations, Mortality, Clinical findings, KIDNEY-DISEASE, CORONAVIRUS, OUTCOMES, INFECTION


Background: Maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients are at increased risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The aim of this study was to describe clinical, laboratory, and radiologic characteristics and determinants of mortality in a large group of MHD patients hospitalized for COVID-19.