Comparison of Serum Vitamin D Levels Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease, Patients in Dialysis, and Renal Transplant Patients


Cankaya E. , Bilen Y., Keles M., Uyanik A. , Akbas M., Gungor A., ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.47, no.5, pp.1405-1407, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2015.04.036
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1405-1407

Abstract

Objective. Vitamin D is a hormone with a variety of functions, and its deficiency and insufficiency are commonly seen both in the general population and in patients with chronic renal disease. The aim of this study was to compare vitamin D levels in patients with chronic renal disease who are on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, or no renal replacement therapy and patients who underwent renal transplantation.