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Epidemiology of sleep disorders in patients with chronic renal disease in Cairo, Egypt

Epidemiology of sleep disorders in patients with chronic renal disease in Cairo, Egypt 68 Original article Epidemiology of sleep disorders in patients with chronic renal disease in Cairo, Egypt a b Jehan M. Ibrahim and Omar M. Wegdan Department of Community, Environmental and Background Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Many patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing dialysis therapy suffer from Ain Shams University and Ministry of Health and Population, Cairo, Egypt sleep disturbances. The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with end-stage renal disease on maintenance dialysis and to Correspondence to Jehan Mohamed Ibrahim, Public Health, Department of Community, determine the risk factors underlying these disorders. Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Patients and methods Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt Tel: + 2 01 73050449; fax: + 2 02 4837888; A total of 264 patients on maintenance dialysis were enrolled in the study. e-mail: drjehanibrahim@yahoo.com Demographic, renal, and dialysis data were recorded. Using Personal Professional Received 23 March 2011 Interviews, we assessed the presence of the following sleep disorders: insomnia, Accepted 4 May 2011 restless leg syndrome (RLS), and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Moreover, to determine the prevalence of sleep disturbances and the possible effect Association http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association Wolters Kluwer Health

Epidemiology of sleep disorders in patients with chronic renal disease in Cairo, Egypt

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Copyright
© 2011 Egyptian Public Health Associations
ISSN
0013-2446
DOI
10.1097/01.EPX.0000399136.00486.4e
pmid
21844762

Abstract

68 Original article Epidemiology of sleep disorders in patients with chronic renal disease in Cairo, Egypt a b Jehan M. Ibrahim and Omar M. Wegdan Department of Community, Environmental and Background Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Many patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing dialysis therapy suffer from Ain Shams University and Ministry of Health and Population, Cairo, Egypt sleep disturbances. The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with end-stage renal disease on maintenance dialysis and to Correspondence to Jehan Mohamed Ibrahim, Public Health, Department of Community, determine the risk factors underlying these disorders. Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Patients and methods Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt Tel: + 2 01 73050449; fax: + 2 02 4837888; A total of 264 patients on maintenance dialysis were enrolled in the study. e-mail: drjehanibrahim@yahoo.com Demographic, renal, and dialysis data were recorded. Using Personal Professional Received 23 March 2011 Interviews, we assessed the presence of the following sleep disorders: insomnia, Accepted 4 May 2011 restless leg syndrome (RLS), and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Moreover, to determine the prevalence of sleep disturbances and the possible effect Association

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Journal of the Egyptian Public Health AssociationWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Aug 1, 2011

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