Headache and hemodialysis: a prospective study.

  title={Headache and hemodialysis: a prospective study.},
  author={Ana Luisa de Lima Antoniazzi and Marcelo Eduardo Bigal and Carlos Alberto Bordini and Stewart J. Tepper and Jos{\'e} Geraldo Speciali},
  volume={43 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics of headache in patients undergoing hemodialysis and to compare the prevalence of headache prior to and following the beginning of a hemodialysis program. BACKGROUND About 70% of patients receiving hemodialysis complain of headache. Despite this, headaches have not been well studied in this group of patients. METHODS We evaluated a series of patients with chronic renal failure who attended 3 hemodialysis services in a… CONTINUE READING

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