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Autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. A video-polysomnographic and genetic appraisal of 40 patients and delineation of the epileptic syndrome.
A number of clinical and aetiological studies have been performed, during the last 30 years, on patients with abnormal nocturnal motor and behavioural phenomena. The aetiological conclusions of theseExpand
Measuring the error in sleep estimation in normal subjects and in patients with insomnia
The aims of this study were to measure the error in sleep estimation in normal controls and subjects with primary insomnia to establish the minimum amount of sleep needed for reliable subjectiveExpand
Autosomal dominant restless legs syndrome maps on chromosome 14q.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible desire to move the extremities associated with paraesthesia/dysaesthesia. These symptoms occurExpand
Improved computation of the atonia index in normal controls and patients with REM sleep behavior disorder.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a simple method of noise reduction before the calculation of the REM sleep atonia index (AI) on a large number of recordings fromExpand
Arousal Fluctuations in Non‐Rapid Eye Movement Parasomnias: The Role of Cyclic Alternating Pattern as a Measure of Sleep Instability
Some non-rapid eye movement (NREM) parasomnias, such as sleepwalking (SW), sleep terror (ST) and, in some aspects, sleep enuresis (SE), are considered “arousal disorders” without significantExpand
Nocturnal sleep study in multiple sclerosis: Correlations with clinical and brain magnetic resonance imaging findings
It has been suggested that sleep disturbances in multiple sclerosis (MS) may be related to periodic leg movements (PLM) during sleep, but to date polysomnographic studies were conducted only on smallExpand
Craniofacial modifications in children with habitual snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea: a case-control study.
Habitual snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea in children, which are frequently associated with adenotonsillar hypertrophy, may begin early in life and in relation with orocraniofacial features. TheExpand
Autosomal Dominant Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy: Electroclinical Picture
Summary: Purpose: Nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy is a disorder that is difficult to diagnose because its clinical presentation is often limited to motor behavior during sleep. For this reason, aExpand
Effects of acute dopamine-agonist treatment in restless legs syndrome on heart rate variability during sleep.
OBJECTIVE To compare heart rate variability (HRV) changes in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) and in healthy subjects, and to evaluate HRV before and after treatment with pramipexole in RLSExpand
Cardiac autonomic activity during wakefulness and sleep in REM sleep behavior disorder.
In REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) it has been reported that tachycardia may not accompany the impressive movements associated with dream mentation. Up to now there are no data concerning theExpand