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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

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.