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Nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy. A clinical and polygraphic overview of 100 consecutive cases.
- F. Provini, G. Plazzi, P. Tinuper, S. Vandi, E. Lugaresi, P. Montagna
- Psychology, Medicine
- Brain : a journal of neurology
- 1 June 1999
Nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (NFLE) has been delineated as a distinct syndrome in the heterogeneous group of paroxysmal sleep-related disturbances. The variable duration and intensity of the… Expand
National Sleep Foundation's sleep quality recommendations: first report☆
Objectives: To provide evidence‐based recommendations and guidance to the public regarding indicators of good sleep quality across the life‐span. Methods: The National Sleep Foundation assembled a… Expand
Missense mutations in the sodium-gated potassium channel gene KCNT1 cause severe autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
We performed genomic mapping of a family with autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy (ADNFLE) and intellectual and psychiatric problems, identifying a disease-associated region on… Expand
The official World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) standards for recording and scoring periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) and wakefulness (PLMW) developed in collaboration with a task force…
The definition and scoring criteria for periodic leg movements (PLM) during sleep have not changed since 1990  and 1993  and are substantially based on the work carried out by Coleman et al. in… Expand
REM sleep behavior disorders in multiple system atrophy
We report the results of clinical and polysomnographic investigations on 39 consecutive multiple system atrophy (MSA) patients. Twenty-seven patients (69%) reported nocturnal motor paroxysmal… Expand
Italian version of the Epworth sleepiness scale: external validity
- L. Vignatelli, G. Plazzi, +5 authors on behalf of Ginsen
- Psychology, Medicine
- Neurological Sciences
- 1 February 2003
Abstract. We assessed the validity of an Italian language version of the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS). The translated ESS was compared to the multiple sleep latency test (MSLT), considered the gold… Expand
Sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy: a correlative video-polysomnographic study.
OBJECTIVE The reciprocal relation between breathing, heart and motor system abnormalities during sleep was studied in multiple system atrophy (MSA) by means of video-polysomnographic recordings… Expand
Mutations in DNMT1 cause autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia, deafness and narcolepsy.
Autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia, deafness and narcolepsy (ADCA-DN) is characterized by late onset (30-40 years old) cerebellar ataxia, sensory neuronal deafness, narcolepsy-cataplexy and… Expand
Restless legs syndrome enhances cardiovascular risk and mortality in patients with end-stage kidney disease undergoing long-term haemodialysis treatment.
- G. La Manna, F. Pizza, +9 authors S. Stefoni
- Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official…
- 1 June 2011
BACKGROUND Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor neurological disorder characterized by paraesthesia, dysaesthesia and the irresistible urge to move the legs especially at night. Its… Expand
Morvan's syndrome: peripheral and central nervous system and cardiac involvement with antibodies to voltage-gated potassium channels.
Morvan's 'fibrillary chorea' or Morvan's syndrome is characterized by neuromyotonia (NMT), pain, hyperhydrosis, weight loss, severe insomnia and hallucinations. We describe a man aged 76 years with… Expand