Relationship between sleep complaints and proinflammatory cytokines in haemodialysis patients

Erten Y., Kokturk O., Yuksel A., Elbeg S., Ciftci T., Pasaoglu H., ...More

NEPHROLOGY, vol.10, no.4, pp.330-335, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2005.00418.x
  • Journal Name: NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.330-335
  • Keywords: cytokine, haemodialysis, polysomnography, sleep apnoea, sleep complaints, STAGE RENAL-DISEASE, DAYTIME SLEEPINESS, APNEA SYNDROME, TNF-ALPHA, DIALYSIS, ACTIVATION, DISORDERS, FAILURE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Sleep complaints are common in end-stage renal disease. We aimed to investigate the relationship between sleep-related complaints and inflammatory cytokines in haemodialysis (HD) patients, and also the effects of HD on sleep patterns and cytokine levels.