Sleep preparation/onset are associated with peripheral vasodilatation and a decrease in body temperature. The hyperdynamic syndrome exhibited by patients with cirrhosis may impinge on sleep preparation, thus contributing to their difficulties falling asleep. The aim of this study was the assessment of skin temperature, in relation to sleep-wake patterns, in patients with cirrhosis.

Abnormalities in the 24-hour Rhythm of Skin Temperature in Cirrhosis: Sleep-Wake and General Clinical Implications

DE RUI, MICHELE;VETTORE, ELIA;VERARDO, ALBERTO;ANGELI, PAOLO;BOLOGNESI, MASSIMO;MONTAGNESE, SARA
2017

Abstract

Sleep preparation/onset are associated with peripheral vasodilatation and a decrease in body temperature. The hyperdynamic syndrome exhibited by patients with cirrhosis may impinge on sleep preparation, thus contributing to their difficulties falling asleep. The aim of this study was the assessment of skin temperature, in relation to sleep-wake patterns, in patients with cirrhosis.
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