Int Urol Nephrol (2017) 49:1673–1679 DOI 10.1007/s11255-017-1624-9 NEPHROLOGY - ORIGINAL PAPER Insomnia, muscular cramps and pruritus have low intensity in hemodialysis patients with good dialysis efficiency, low inflammation and arteriovenous fistula 1 2 1 3 Olga Hilda Orasan · Aniela Pop Saplontai · Angela Cozma · Simona Racasan · 4 4 4 4 Ina Maria Kacso · Crina Claudia Rusu · Diana Moldovan · Dacian Tirinescu · 4 3 3 Alina Potra · Ioan Mihai Patiu · Remus Aurel Orasan Received: 21 February 2017 / Accepted: 16 May 2017 / Published online: 22 May 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 Abstract was lower in absent pruritus. Women insomnia associ- Introduction Insomnia, muscular cramps, pruritus and ated with muscular cramps (p = 0.04) and vascular access postdialysis recovery time (RT) are quality-of-life param- (p = 0.03), as was pruritus (p = 0.03). RT had no relations eters that affect hemodialysis (HD) patients physically and with any parameter. mentally. Conclusions HD patients with AVF have less insomnia, Methods We included 171 end-stage renal disease patients: muscular cramps and pruritus. Insomnia is associated with 115 on high-flux HD and 56 on online hemodiafiltration muscular cramps and inflammation. Pruritus is worse in
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Published: May 22, 2017
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