Cyntia Brito Vieira

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BACKGROUND Sexual function among women undergoing hemodialysis (HD) is under-studied and there is no consensus about the effect of sexual dysfunction (SD) on their quality of life (QoL). We aimed to determine the prevalence of SD and to compare QoL between women undergoing maintenance HD with and without SD. METHODS We included female end-stage renal(More)
Depression is common in patients on hemodialysis (HD), and its treatment fails in many cases. Among women on HD, sexual dysfunction (SD) can be an underestimated cause of depression and an impending factor for successful therapy. We aimed to evaluate the association between SD and depression among end-stage renal disease (ESRD) women undergoing HD and to(More)
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