Pneumatic compression devices are an effective therapy for restless legs syndrome: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, sham-controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND Pharmacotherapy for restless legs syndrome (RLS) may be ineffective or complicated by side effects. Uncontrolled series using pneumatic compression devices (PCDs) have been shown to reduce symptoms of RLS. We sought to assess the efficacy of PCDs as a nonpharmacologic treatment for RLS. METHODS We performed a prospective, randomized, double… (More)
DOI: 10.1378/chest.08-1665

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@article{Lettieri2009PneumaticCD, title={Pneumatic compression devices are an effective therapy for restless legs syndrome: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, sham-controlled trial.}, author={Christopher J. Lettieri and Arn H Eliasson}, journal={Chest}, year={2009}, volume={135 1}, pages={74-80} }