Prevalence of Periodic Leg Movements in Patients at a Sleep Center

Akdoğan Ö., ÖZTURA İ., BAKLAN B.

Journal of Turkish Sleep Medicine, vol.7, no.3, pp.131-139, 2020 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jtsm.galenos.2020.47965
  • Journal Name: Journal of Turkish Sleep Medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.131-139
  • Keywords: Periodic leg movement, Prevalence, Polysomnography, TO-NIGHT VARIABILITY, LIMB MOVEMENTS, HYPERTENSION, DISORDER, IMPACT, CHILDREN, APNEA, AGE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of periodic leg movements (PLMs) in patients who underwent polysomnographic examinations and to compare the demographic and polysomnographic characteristics of patients with and without PLM.