Chapter 43. Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

  1. Richard Hughes8,
  2. Michael Brainin9 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus10
  1. L. Vignatelli1,
  2. M. Billiard2,
  3. P. Clarenbach3,
  4. D. Garcia-Borreguero4,
  5. D. Kaynak5,
  6. V. Liesiene6,
  7. C. Trenkwalder7 and
  8. P. Montagna1

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch43

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Vignatelli, L., Billiard, M., Clarenbach, P., Garcia-Borreguero, D., Kaynak, D., Liesiene, V., Trenkwalder, C. and Montagna, P. (2006) Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch43

Editor Information

  1. 8

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 9

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 10

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna Medical School, Bologna, Italy

  2. 2

    Faculty of Medicine, Gui de Chauliac Hospital, Montpellier, France

  3. 3

    Neurologische Klinik, EV Johannes-Krankenhaus, Bielefeld, Germany

  4. 4

    Department of Neurology, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Sleep Disorders Unit, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

  5. 5

    Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Sleep Disorders Unit, Istanbul, Turkey

  6. 6

    Faculty of Medicine, University of Kaunas, Lithuania

  7. 7

    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279

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Keywords:

  • restless legs syndrome;
  • limb movement disorder;
  • antiepileptic drugs;
  • dopaminergic agents;
  • parkinson disease

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Background

  • Objectives

  • Methods and search strategy

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgements