Quality of life in hemodialysis patients: hepatitis C virus infection makes sense


Afsar B., Elsurer R., Sezer S., Ozdemir N. F.

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.41, no.4, pp.1011-1019, 2009 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-009-9576-3
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1011-1019

Abstract

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection impairs quality of life (QOL) in patients who are not on dialysis therapy. In dialysis patients, how HCV infection affects QOL is unknown. In our study, we investigated the independent relationship between HCV infection and QOL.