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Polysomnographic evidence of sleep apnoea disorders in lean and overweight haemodialysis patients
Background - Sleep apnoea disorders affect a large proportion of patients with renal failure. However, it is unknown whether body composition and visceral adiposity predispose haernodialysis patients to sleep apnoea ...
Restless legs syndrome in hemodialysis patients: an epidemiologic survey in Greece
Background: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor disorder characterized by an uncontrolled need to move extremities accompanied by unpleasant sensations, which frequently leads to sleep disturbances. In hemodialysis ...
Restless legs syndrome does not affect 3-year mortality in hemodialysis patients
Objective: Uremic restless legs syndrome (RLS) has been related to an enhanced mortality of hemodialysis (HD) patients. In the general population studies of this association have yielded inconsistent results. The aim of ...
Evidence of Increased Muscle Atrophy and Impaired Quality of Life Parameters in Patients with Uremic Restless Legs Syndrome
Background: Restless Legs Syndrome is a very common disorder in hemodialysis patients. Restless Legs Syndrome negatively affects quality of life; however it is not clear whether this is due to mental or physical parameters ...
Non-Pharmacological Management of Periodic Limb Movements During Hemodialysis Session in Patients With Uremic Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is very common in hemodialysis patients. RLS induces motor excitability and discomfort during rest periods, and those symptoms have also been observed during hemodialysis sessions. The aim of ...
Liver fat, visceral adiposity, and sleep disturbances contribute to the development of insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in nondiabetic dialysis patients
Sakkas GK, Karatzaferi C, Zintzaras E, Giannaki CD, Liakopoulos V, Lavdas E, Damani E, Liakos N, Fezoulidis I, Koutedakis Y, Stefanidis I. Liver fat, visceral adiposity, and sleep disturbances contribute to the development ...