A neurophysiological approach to the complex organisation of the spine: F-wave duration and the cutaneous silent period in restless legs syndrome


İŞAK B. , ULUÇ K. , Salcini C., AĞAN YILDIRIM K. , Tanridag T. , Us O.

CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, vol.122, no.2, pp.383-390, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 122 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinph.2010.07.005
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.383-390
  • Keywords: Restless legs syndrome, F-wave, Cutaneous silent period, Interneuron, SURAL NERVE-CONDUCTION, CLINICAL UTILITY, EXCITABILITY, SYSTEM, RAT, MOVEMENTS, DOPAMINE, INTERNEURONS, INHIBITION, NEUROPATHY

Abstract

Objective: It is generally accepted that F-wave duration (FWD) and the cutaneous silent period (CSP) are influenced by diminished central inhibition. The aim of this study was to diagnose patients of restless legs syndrome (RLS) with the help of FWD and/or CSP parameters.