Sleep staging and respiratory events in refractory epilepsy patients: Is there a first night effect?


PURPOSE We performed this analysis of possible first night effects (FNEs) on sleep and respiratory parameters in order to evaluate the need for two serial night polysomnograms (PSGs) to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in epilepsy patients. METHODS As part of a pilot multicenter clinical trial investigating the effects of treating sleep apnea in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2008.01681.x


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