Association of restless legs syndrome with oxidative stress and inflammation in patients undergoing hemodialysis

@article{Higuchi2015AssociationOR,
  title={Association of restless legs syndrome with oxidative stress and inflammation in patients undergoing hemodialysis},
  author={Terumi Higuchi and Masanori Abe and Mari Mizuno and Toshio Yamazaki and Hiroko Suzuki and Masari Moriuchi and Osamu Oikawa and Erina Okawa and Hideyuki Ando and Kazuyoshi Okada},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={
          941-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common comorbidity in patients undergoing hemodialysis, but clinical factors predictive of RLS risk and severity have not been identified. The aims of this multicenter cross-sectional study were to document RLS prevalence and severity in patients undergoing hemodialysis and to identify associated risk factors. METHODS One-hundred and fifty-nine stable patients on maintenance hemodialysis were enrolled (113 men, 46 women; mean age: 68 ± 11 years… CONTINUE READING
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