Correlation between putative indicators of primary restless legs syndrome severity

Aksu M. , Demirci S., Bara-Jimenez W.

SLEEP MEDICINE, vol.8, no.1, pp.84-89, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sleep.2005.12.001
  • Title of Journal : SLEEP MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.84-89


Background and purpose: Several methods of assessing disease severity in restless legs syndrome (RLS) have been suggested. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the suggested immobilization test (SIT), the International RLS Study Group rating scale (IRLS), sleep efficiency, and periodic leg movements of sleep index (PLMI).