Do periodic arm movements during sleep exist in healthy subjects? A polysomnographic study

@inproceedings{Gabelia2014DoPA,
  title={Do periodic arm movements during sleep exist in healthy subjects? A polysomnographic study},
  author={David Gabelia and Thomas Mitterling and Birgit H{\"o}gl and Gregor Karl Wenning and Birgit Frauscher},
  booktitle={Sleep medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Despite several polysomnographic studies on periodic leg movements (PLM) in healthy sleep, data on the prevalence and characteristics of periodic arm movements (PAM) in normal subjects are lacking. We aimed to investigate PAM and their association with PLM during wakefulness and sleep in healthy subjects. METHODS Ninety-one participants underwent video-polysomnography according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2007 criteria. In addition to standard electromyographic… CONTINUE READING