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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 ...
Haemodialysis patients with sleep apnoea syndrome experience increased central adiposity and altered muscular composition and functionality
Background. Sleep apnoea frequently affects patients with end-stage renal disease. However, it is still unclear whether or to what extent sleep disorders may affect functional capacity and quality of life in haemodialysis ...
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 ...
Intradialytic aerobic exercise training ameliorates symptoms of restless legs syndrome and improves functional capacity in patients on hemodialysis
We present the first study on the influence of exercise training on restless legs syndrome (RILS) in patients on hemodialysis (HD). Restless legs syndrome has been treated pharmacologically with satisfactory results; ...