Sleep disorders in end-stage renal failure Son dönem böbrek yetersizliǧinde uyku bozukluklari

Inönü H., KÖKTÜRK O.

Tuberkuloz ve Toraks, cilt.58, sa.4, ss.450-454, 2010 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Derleme
  • Cilt numarası: 58 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: Tuberkuloz ve Toraks
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.450-454


Sleep disorders are common in patients with end-stage renal disease. Daytime sleepiness, restless legs syndrome, periodic limb movement disorder, insomnia, sleep apnea syndrome are the most disturbances. Usually, sleep-related complaints are attributed to uremia because of similar symptoms, and this may cause to delayed diagnosis. Sleep disorders are negative effect on quality of life and compliance to treatment of patients as well as cause increased mortality and morbidity. Therefore, sleep disorders should be evaluated as a different clinical entity in patients with chronic kidney failure or receiving renal replacement therapy. In this article, we aimed to review of etiology, pathogenesis and treatment of common sleep disorders in end-stage renal failure in sight of releated literature information.