Ambulatory nocturnal oximetry and sleep questionnaire-based findings in 38 patients with end-stage renal disease.


BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage renal diseases (ESRD) have an increased risk of sleep-disordered breathing. With regard to this disorder, controversy persists about prevalence, cost-effective assessment and socio-economical relevance. METHODS Therefore, we performed, for the first time, overnight ambulatory oximetry in combination with a sleep… (More)


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