overnight polysomnography

overnight polysomnography

[‚ō·vər¦nīt ‚päl·ē·səm′näg·rə·fē]
(medicine)
The overnight sleep recording of brain waves, muscle activities, eye movements, heart activity, airflow at the nose and mouth, respiratory effort, and oxygen saturation that is used to diagnose abnormalities in sleep and/or wakefulness.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Overnight polysomnography versus respiratory polygraphy in the diagnosis of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.
All data from overnight polysomnography screening, which is the gold standard for OSA diagnosis,[8] were collected and stored on the Embletta Gold standardized level-3 portable diagnostic system (Natus Medical Inc., Ontario, Canada).
They completed a writing assignment for five minutes prior to overnight polysomnography recording in a controlled sleep laboratory.
Overnight polysomnography (PSG) is a standard diagnostic procedure for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Overnight polysomnography (PSG) was done for all patients and was considered the gold standard for diagnosis of OSA.
The screening consisted of a phone interview, in-person screening, and an overnight polysomnography test.
Before and after treatment, subjects completed questionnaires, underwent rectal manometry, and had overnight polysomnography. The two groups underwent the drug regimen (melatonin or placebo) for two weeks.
Administering the Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) after overnight polysomnography (PSG) can assist in making the diagnosis of narcolepsy with cataplexy.
Greenway and his colleagues studied their slumber in a controlled setting, using overnight polysomnography to evaluate sleep efficiency, such as sleep onset and duration.
Greenway, MD, director of the outpatient research clinic at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center at Louisiana State University, and his colleagues studied their slumber in a controlled setting, using overnight polysomnography to evaluate sleep efficiency, such as sleep onset and duration.
An overnight polysomnography test is considered the gold standard for assessment and diagnosis of pediatric sleep apnea.