Effects of hemodialysis on sleep apnea syndrome in end-stage renal disease.

@article{Mendelson1990EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of hemodialysis on sleep apnea syndrome in end-stage renal disease.},
  author={Wallace B. Mendelson and Nand K. Wadhwa and Howard E. Greenberg and Krishnareddy Gujavarty and Edward H. Bergofsky},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={1990},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={247-51}
}
A high prevalence of sleep apnea syndrome has been reported in previous studies of patients with chronic renal failure. The possible effects of chronic hemodialysis on the magnitude and severity of sleep apnea have not yet been clarified. The present study was undertaken to understand this relationship, by examining subjective and objective measures of sleep on nights following hemodialysis compared to those without hemodialysis. Significant sleep apnea was noted in 6 of 11 patients. The… CONTINUE READING

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