Listed below are conflict of interest statements for all authors for the Movement Disorders supplemental issue titled “Update on Restless Legs Syndrome,” Mov Disord 2007; 22 (Suppl 18):S393–S504. For authors who contributed to multiple articles, conflict statement is listed with the first article to which they contributed.
Tireless work on restless legs: Guest editors' introduction.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21713, pages S393–S394.
Claudia Trenkwalder, Wolfgang H. Oertel, Richard Allen, Diego Garcia-Borreguero
Diego Garcia-Borreguero reports no potential conflict of interest.
Claudia Trenkwalder has served as a member of the Advisory Boards of Schwarz Pharma, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmith Kline, and Cephalon, has received speakers' honoraria for educational lectures from Schwarz Pharma, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmith Kline, Cephalon, Pfizer, Hoffmann La Roche, and Novartis, and has received a research grant from GlaxoSmith Kline.
Wolfgang H. Oertel has served as a consultant for GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingelheim, Medtronic, Merck-Serono, Novartis, Orion Pharma, Pfizer, Servier, and UCB, and has received grants from BMBF Germany.
Richard Allen has served as a consultant for GlaxoSmith Kline, Boehringer Ingelheim, UCB, Xenoport, Sepracor, Norvatis, Orion Pharma, Respironics, IM systems, and Pfizer, has served on the speaker's bureau for GlaxoSmith Kline and Boehringer Ingelheim, and has received grants from the NIH. His wife owns shares in and is president of IM Systems, Inc.
Clinical significance of RLS.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21665, pages S395–S400.
Wayne A. Hening, Richard P. Allen, K. Ray Chaudhuri, Magdolna Hornyak, Hochang B. Lee, John Winkelman, Robert Yoakum
K. Ray Chaudhuri, Magdolna Hornyak, Hochang B. Lee, and Robert Yoakum report no potential conflict of interest.
Wayne A. Hening has received grants for clinical research from GlaxoSmithKline and for educational activities from Boehringer Ingelheim, has served as an advisor or consultant to Boehringer Ingelheim, Schwarz-Pharma, UCB, and NeuroCom and has been on the speakers' bureau for Boehringer Ingelheim.
John Winkelman has been a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim, GSK, Takeda, UCB and Pfizer, has been on the speaker's bureau for Boehringer Ingelheim, GSK, Takeda, UCB, and Pfizer and has received grants or research support from GSK, BI, Sepracor, and UCB.
Definition of restless legs syndrome, how to diagnose it, and how to differentiate it from RLS mimics.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21604, pages S401–S408.
Heike Benes, Arthur S. Walters, Richard P. Allen, Wayne A. Hening, Ralf Kohnen
Heike Benes reports no potential conflict of interest.
Arthur S. Walters has served as a consultant for GSK, Boehringer Ingelheim, Kyowa, Schwarz Pharma, UCB, Xemoport, Novartis, and Orion and has served on the speakers' bureau for GSK and Boehringer Ingelheim.
Ralf Kohnen has been a consultant for UCB, Pfizer, and Mundipharma, and has been on the speakers' bureau for Axxonis.
Is daytime sleepiness a neglected problem in patients with restless legs syndrome?
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21511, pages S409–S413.
Stephany Fulda, Thomas C. Wetter
Stephany Fulda and Thomas C. Wetter report no potential conflict of interest.
RLS, PLM, and their differential diagnosis – A video guide.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21591, pages S414–S419.
Birgit Hoögl, Marco Zucconi, and Federica Provini
Marco Zucconi and Federica Provini report no potential conflict of interest.
Birgit Hoögl has been a consultant for UCB, Boehringer, Ingelheim and GSK and has been on the speakers' bureau for Roche and Cephalon.
RLS epidemiology – Frequencies, risk factors and methods in population studies.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21589, pages S420–S423.
Klaus Berger, Tobias Kurth
Klaus Berger has received within the last five years completely investigator-initiated research funding as principal or coordinating investigator in the areas of stroke, migraine and other headache types, restless legs syndrome and health services research from the German Ministry of Research and Technology (BMBF), the German Migraine and Headache Society (DMKG), the German Restless Legs Foundation (RLS e.V., patient organization), Astra Zeneca, Almirall, Berlin Chemie, Boehringer Ingelheim, Boots Healthcare, GlaxoSmith Kline, Janssen, McNeil Pharma, MDS Sharp & Dohme and Pfizer.
Tobias Kurth has received within the last five years investigator-initiated research funding as Principal or Co- Investigator from the National Institutes of Health, Bayer AG, McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals, and Wyeth Consumer Healthcare. He is a consultant to i3 Drug Safety, and received and honorarium from Organon for contributing to an expert panel.
Restless legs syndrome in Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases of the central nervous system.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21600, pages S424–S430.
Alex Iranzo, Cynthia L. Comella, Joan Santamaria, Wolfgang Oertel
Alex Iranzo, Cynthia L. Comella, and Joan Santamaria report no potential conflict of interest.
Update of the pathophysiology of the Restless-Legs-Syndrome.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21824, pages S431–S439.
Walter Paulus, Pascal Dowling, Roselyne Rijsman, Karin Stiasny-Kolster
Walter Paulus, Pascal Dowling, Roselyne Rijsman, and Karin Stiasny-Kolster report no potential conflict of interest.
The role of iron in restless legs syndrome.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21607, pages S440–S448.
Richard P. Allen, Christopher J. Earley
Christopher J. Earley has been a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim and UCB, has been on the speakers' bureau for GSK, and has received financial or material support from Xenoport and Takeda.
Genetics of restless legs syndrome (RLS): State-of-the-art and future directions.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21587, pages S449–S458.
Juliane Winkelmann, Oli Polo, Federica Provini, Sonja Nevsimalova, David Kemlink, Karel Sonka, Birgit Hoögl, Werner Poewe, Karin Stiasny-Kolster, Wolfgang Oertel, Al de Weerd, Luigi Ferini Strambi, Marco Zucconi, Peter P. Pramstaller, Isabelle Arnulf, Claudia Trenkwalder, Christine Klein, Georgios M. Hadjigeorgiou, Svenja Happe, David Rye, Pasquale Montagna
Oli Polo, Federica Provini, Sonja Nevsimalova, David Kemlink, Karel Sonka, Werner Poewe, Al de Weerd, Luigi Ferini Strambi, Peter P. Pramstaller, Isabelle Arnulf, Christine Klein, Georgios M. Hadjigeorgiou, Svenja Happe, David Rye, and Pasquale Montagna report no potential conflict of interest.
Juliane Winkelmann has served as a consultant for GlaxoSmith Kline and has received honoraria for educational symposia from GlaxoSmith Kline, Hoffmann-LaRoche, and Boehringer Ingelheim.
Animal studies in restless legs syndrome.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21605, pages S459–S465.
Paul Christian Baier, William G. Ondo, Juliane Winkelmann
Paul Christian Baier and William G. Ondo report no potential conflict of interest.
State of the art in restless legs syndrome therapy: Practice recommendations for treating restless legs syndrome.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21545, pages S466–S475.
Wolfgang H. Oertel, Claudia Trenkwalder, Marco Zucconi, Heike Benes, Diego Garcia Borreguero, Claudio Bassetti, Markku Partinen, Luigi Ferini-Strambi, Karin Stiasny-Kolster
Markku Partinen reports no potential conflict of interest.
Claudio Bassetti as served as a consultant for and received an honorarium from UCB.
Augmentation as a treatment complication of restless legs syndrome: Concept and management.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21610, pages S476–S484.
Diego García-Borreguero, Richard P. Allen, Heike Benes, Christopher Earley, Svenja Happe, Birgit Hoögl, Ralf Kohnen, Walter Paulus, David Rye, Juliane Winkelmann
Assessment of restless legs syndrome – Methodological approaches for use in practice and clinical trials.
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21588, pages S485–S494.
Ralf Kohnen, Richard P. Allen, Heike Benes, Diego Garcia-Borreguero, Wayne A. Hening, Karin Stiasny-Kolster, Marco Zucconi
Clinical trials in restless legs syndrome – Recommendations of the European RLS Study Group (EURLSSG).
DOI: 10.1002/mds.21538, pages S495–S504.
Claudia Trenkwalder, Ralf Kohnen, Richard P. Allen, Heike Bene, Luigi Ferini-Strambi, Diego Garcia-Borreguero, Georgios M. Hadjigeorgiou, Svenja Happe, Birgit Hoögl, Magdolna Hornyak, Christine Klein, Alexander Nass, Pasquale Montagna, Wolfgang H Oertel, Shaun O'Keeffe, Walter Paulus, Werner Poewe, Federica Provini, Peter P. Pramstaller, Mariusz Sieminski, Karel Sonka, Karin Stiasny-Kolster, Al de Weerd, Thomas C. Wetter, Juliane Winkelmann, Marco Zucconi