Effect of Dialysis on Maximum Inspiratory and Expiratory Pressures in End Stage Renal Disease Patients.
Seyed Mohammadreza Hashemian
Fatemeh Kazemi Jahromi
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Muscle weakness especially weakness of the respiratory muscles is a complication of chronic kidney disease. The cause of muscle weakness is the accumulation of excessive amounts of urea and other toxins. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of hemodialysis on respiratory muscle strength by measuring maximum inspiratory (PI max) and expiratory pressure (PE max).