Quality of life in chronic hemodialysis patients in Russia.

  title={Quality of life in chronic hemodialysis patients in Russia.},
  author={Irina A Vasilieva},
  journal={Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis},
  volume={10 3},
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to compare health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of Russian hemodialysis (HD) patients with the general population and international data, and to determine factors influencing HRQOL. One thousand forty-seven HD patients from 6 dialysis centers were studied (576 male, age 43.5 +/- 12.5 years, HD duration 55.0 +/- 47.2 months). Health-related quality of life was evaluated by SF-36. Self-appraisal Depression Scale (W. Zung), State-Trait Anxiety Inventory… CONTINUE READING