Irritable bowel syndrome in haemodialysis: Prevalence, link with quality of life and depression

Afsar B. , Elsurer R., Yilmaz M. I. , EYİLETEN T., Yenicesu M.

NEPHROLOGY, vol.15, no.2, pp.197-202, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2009.01189.x
  • Title of Journal : NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-202


Aim: Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is decreased in haemodialysis (HD) patients. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is highly prevalent in general population. This study evaluated the prevalence of IBS and its association with HRQOL and depression in HD.