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3181. Levetiracetam can be effective in the treatment of restless legs syndrome with periodic limb movements in sleep: report of two cases Full Text available with Trip Pro

Levetiracetam can be effective in the treatment of restless legs syndrome with periodic limb movements in sleep: report of two cases 16543548 2006 05 18 2018 12 01 0022-3050 77 4 2006 Apr Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry Levetiracetam can be effective in the treatment of restless legs syndrome with periodic limb movements in sleep: report of two cases. 566-7 Della Marca G G Vollono C C Mariotti P P Mazza M M Mennuni G F GF Tonali P P Mazza S S

2006 Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry

3182. Comparison between dopaminergic agents and physical exercise as treatment for periodic limb movements in patients with spinal cord injury. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Comparison between dopaminergic agents and physical exercise as treatment for periodic limb movements in patients with spinal cord injury. Randomized controlled trial of physical exercise and dopaminergic agonist in persons with spinal cord injury and periodic leg movement (PLM).The objective of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of physical exercise and of a dopaminergic agonist in reducing the frequency of PLM.Centro de Estudos em Psicobiologia e Exercício. Universidade

2004 Spinal cord Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3183. Periodic limb movement during sleep developed after pontine lesion. (Abstract)

Periodic limb movement during sleep developed after pontine lesion. We describe 2 patients who suffered a pontine infarction and subsequently developed periodic leg movement (PLM). The temporal relationship between a stroke and subsequent PLM, as well as the absence of sleep-related disorders in patients' histories, favors the argument of a cause-and-effect relationship, with the observed association providing evidence for an anatomic substrate for PLM.

2003 Movement Disorders

3184. Periodic limb movement syndrome Full Text available with Trip Pro

Periodic limb movement syndrome 12235312 2002 10 23 2017 11 14 0022-3050 73 4 2002 Oct Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry Periodic limb movement syndrome. 428 Knoblauch A A Center for Sleep Medicine and Home Ventilation, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland. anknoblauch@kssg.ch Leuppi J D JD eng Case Reports Journal Article England J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2985191R 0022-3050 IM Aged Electromyography methods Female Humans Nocturnal Myoclonus

2002 Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry

3185. Comparison of cognitive-behavioral therapy and clonazepam for treating periodic limb movement disorder. (Abstract)

Comparison of cognitive-behavioral therapy and clonazepam for treating periodic limb movement disorder. Many patients with periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) display inadequate sleep hygiene, and others decline conventional pharmacologic intervention for their form of sleep disturbance. Nonetheless, the use of nonpharmacologic therapies with PLMD remains unexplored. The current study was designed to compare the short-term treatment effects of a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT (...) - and post-treatment data suggested that the two treatments led to equal improvements in sleep log measures of sleep-wake times and ISQ measures of subjective sleep concerns. Patients treated with CBT showed a decrease in daytime napping, whereas the clonazepam group reported increased napping. Conversely, those treated with clonazepam showed larger declines in periodic limb movement-arousals per hour of sleep than did the CBT group. Post-treatment interviews suggested that both CBT and clonazepam

1996 Sleep Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3186. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the treatment of periodic limb movements in sleep using carbidopa/levodopa and propoxyphene. (Abstract)

A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the treatment of periodic limb movements in sleep using carbidopa/levodopa and propoxyphene. We studied the relative benefits of carbidopa/levodopa (25/100 mg and 50/200 mg) and propoxyphene (100 mg and 200 mg) in six subjects with periodic limb movements (PLM) using a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over design with a 4-day placebo wash-out period between test medications. Each subject received, for successive 2-week periods, 4 (...) days of placebo followed by 5 days of low-dose and then 5 days of high-dose medication. Outcome was measured with polysomnograms and sleep latency tests on the last night of the high dose, and leg activity was monitored for each night of the study. Carbidopa/levodopa normalized PLM and improved sleep, particularly in the first 3 hours in most subjects. Propoxyphene had marginal benefit and significantly decreased arousals and mildly decreased leg movements for leg activity monitoring

1993 Sleep Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3187. Restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD): acute placebo-controlled sleep laboratory studies with clonazepam. (Abstract)

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD): acute placebo-controlled sleep laboratory studies with clonazepam. Restless legs syndrome (RLS) - a common sensorimotor disorder - and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) are currently treated with substances of four classes: dopaminergic agents, which are considered the drugs of choice, benzodiazepines, opioids and anticonvulsants. As their effects on sleep variables differ considerably, the aim of the present placebo

2001 European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3188. Estrogen replacement therapy and nocturnal periodic limb movements: a randomized controlled trial. (Abstract)

Estrogen replacement therapy and nocturnal periodic limb movements: a randomized controlled trial. To evaluate the effect of estrogen replacement therapy on nocturnal periodic limb movements in a randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled, crossover trial.Seventy-one healthy postmenopausal women volunteered in answer to a newspaper announcement; 62 women completed the follow-up. Frequency of nocturnal body movements was measured with the static-charge-sensitive bed and all-night (...) polysomnographic recordings. Serum estradiol (E2) and FSH concentrations were also measured at baseline and after each treatment period. The power of the study setup was 94%.Nearly half the women presented with episodes of periodic limb movements (30 of 62 women, or 48%, during placebo and 27, or 44%, during estrogen therapy). In 17 (27%) during placebo and 19 (31%) during estrogen therapy, frequency of periodic limb movements exceeded index level 5 per hour while subjects were in bed. Incidence or intensity

2001 Obstetrics and Gynecology Controlled trial quality: uncertain

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