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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2009.01189.x
  • Journal Name: NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-202
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: No


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.