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

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

BMC nephrology, vol.22, pp.29, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12882-021-02233-0
  • Journal Name: BMC nephrology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.29
  • Keywords: Hemodialysis, COVID-19, Radiological manifestations, Mortality, Clinical findings, KIDNEY-DISEASE, CHEST CT, CORONAVIRUS, OUTCOMES, INFECTION
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


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.