The prevalence and significance of periodic leg movements during sleep in patients with congestive heart failure

@article{Skomro2008ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and significance of periodic leg movements during sleep in patients with congestive heart failure},
  author={Robert Skomro and Rogerio Santos da Silva and Rosana Alves and Adelaide Figueiredo and Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={43-47}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate (1) the prevalence of periodic leg movements during sleep (PLMs) in a consecutive sample of congestive heart failure (CHF) outpatients; (2) the presence of correlation between PLMs, subjective daytime sleepiness, and sleep architecture; and (3) the heart rate response to PLMs in CHF. Seventy-nine [50 men, age 59 ± 11 years, body mass index (BMI) 26 ± 5 kg/m2] consecutive adult stable outpatients with CHF [left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) 36 ± 6… CONTINUE READING
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