Polysomnographic and actigraphic evidence of sleep fragmentation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

@article{Rotem2003PolysomnographicAA,
  title={Polysomnographic and actigraphic evidence of sleep fragmentation in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.},
  author={Amit Y. Rotem and Ami D. Sperber and Pavel Krugliak and Bruria Freidman and Asher Tal and Ariel Tarasiuk},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={
          747-52
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To characterize the function and quality of sleep in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). DESIGN A prospective study with a historic comparison group. SETTING A regional hospital that also serves as a tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Eighteen patients with IBS and a comparison group of 20 matched adults with mild benign snoring. INTERVENTIONS A polysomnography study and a wrist actigraphy study. MEASUREMENTS All subjects underwent sleep studies and completed… CONTINUE READING

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