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Sashiraj Lahoti

Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, DMIMSU, Wardha, Maharashtra, India


  • Original Article   
    Study of Carotid Intimal Medial Thickness in Chronic Kidney Disease at Rural Teaching Hospital
    Author(s): Sashiraj Lahoti, Sunil Kumar* and Sachin Agrawal

    Background: Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) are associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and increased healthcare expenditures as they are at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). Carotid intimal medial thickness (CIMT) has been found to correlate with atherosclerosis major risk factors of CVD. Method: This was a prospective case control study of carotid intimal medial thickness in patients of CKD. A total of 150 patients of CKD and equal number of age and sex matched controls were enrolled. Bilateral assessment of intimal medial thickness was done in common carotid artery. Statistical analysis was done by using descriptive and inferential statistics using the Chi square test, z-test for difference between two means, Pearson’s Correlation coefficient and Multiple Regression Analysis.. Read More»

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