RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME AND RELATED FACTORS IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS PATIENTS


Pekel N. B. , Yildiz D., Kahvecioglu S., Kilic A. K. , Yildiz A., Seferoglu M., ...More

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.33, no.1, pp.101-105, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.19193/0393-6384_2017_1_016
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-105

Abstract

Introduction: Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) mostly occurs in hemodialysis (HD) patients but there are limited studies about RLS frequency in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. In this study patients who were undergoing PD were screened for RLS and analyzed for associated factors.