Association of calcium antagonist use with lower hemoglobin levels in hemodialysis patients


CIKRIKCIOGLU M. A. , OZDEMIR A. A. , SEKIN Y., YALCIN B. , ALTAY M., GUNDOGDU A., ...More

MINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA, vol.67, no.3, pp.187-196, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-196
  • Keywords: Calcium, antagonists and inhibitors, Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, Anemia, Hemodialysis, Hemoglobin, ERYTHROPOIETIN RESISTANCE, KIDNEY-DISEASE, VALIDATION, TRPC2

Abstract

Aim. Objective of the present study was to investigate whether calcium antagonist use is associated with lower hemoglobin levels and/or higher erythropoiesis stimulating agent (ESA) requirement in hemodialysis patients.