Maritta Orth

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Daytime sleepiness and cataplexy can increase automobile accident rates in narcolepsy. Several countries have produced guidelines for issuing a driving license. The aim of the study was to compare driving simulator performance and neuropsychological test results in narcolepsy in order to evaluate their predictive value regarding driving ability. Thirteen(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the driving performance using a driving simulator with physical and cognitive functions as measured by the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) and the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC) in patients suffering from the relapsing-remitting form of multiple sclerosis (RRMS). METHODS 31 RRMS patients (18 women, 13 men, mean(More)
Daytime complaints like fatigue, sleepiness and cognitive dysfunction in neuromuscular disease can be due to nocturnal hypercapnia and hypoxemia. Daytime respiratory diagnostics does not reflect sleep disordered breathing. Nocturnal pulse oxymetry and capnography were performed in 11 patients (15-75 years old) with different slowly progressive neuromuscular(More)
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