Relationship between chronic kidney disease and central sleep apnea: the importance of volume management

@article{Silva2016RelationshipBC,
  title={Relationship between chronic kidney disease and central sleep apnea: the importance of volume management},
  author={Bruno C Silva and Rosilene Motta Elias},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2016},
  volume={20},
  pages={1273-1274}
}
Dear editor: Nigam et al. [1] described the prevalence of central sleep apnea (CSA) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) through a systematic review, in which they found an aggregate point prevalence of 9.6 % of CSA. Even though they have listed some limitations in this review, such as the small number of studies included, the heterogeneity regarding the definition of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), and the characterization of central apneas and hypopneas, there are probably some… CONTINUE READING
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