Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, Periodic Limb Movements and Related Factors


Yalin O. O. , YILMAZ İ. A. , SUNGUR M. A. , DOĞU O.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, cilt.21, sa.3, ss.90-94, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tnd.25993
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.90-94

Özet

Objective: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by repetitive nocturnal apnea episodes. Periodic limb movements (PLMs) is known as the nocturnal, stereotypic, repetitive movements of the lower extremities. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of PLMs in patients with OSAS, and the relationship between PLM and OSAS severity.