Characterization of Sleep Structure and Autonomic Dysfunction in REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

Characterization of Sleep Structure and Autonomic Dysfunction in REM Sleep Behavior Disorder 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Abstract:

Goal: REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) is a REM parasomnia that is associated to high risk of developing ⍺-synucleinopathies, as Parkinson’s disease (PD) or dementia with Lewy bodies, over time. This study aims at investigating the presence of autonomic dysfunctions in RBD subjects, with and without PD, by assessing their …

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