Effects of sleep disordered breathing on functional capacity and quality of life in chronic kidney disease Egyptian patients

Sleep and Breathing, 06/12/2012

Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) appears to partly contribute to the total diminished functional capacity of hemodialysis (HD) patients. Thus, chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients maintained on HD with SDB had significantly lower sleep quality and QoL as compared to those not maintained on HD with or without SDB.

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