Sleep stage-related changes in sympathetic sudomotor and vasomotor skin responses in man

@article{Liguori2000SleepSC,
  title={Sleep stage-related changes in sympathetic sudomotor and vasomotor skin responses in man},
  author={Rocco Liguori and Vincenzo Donadio and E Foschini and Vitantonio Di Stasi and Pasquale Montagna},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={111},
  pages={434-439}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to evaluate the characteristics of the spontaneous and evoked sympathetic skin responses (SSR) during sleep and wakefulness in comparison with the skin vasomotor responses (SVR). METHODS Five healthy subjects underwent a night of videopolysomnographic recording. Spontaneous SSR were recorded via surface electrodes placed on the dorsal and ventral aspect of the hand while SVR were evaluated by means of an infrared photoelectric transducer placed on the index… CONTINUE READING

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