Birgit Hogl

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Affiliation: Innsbruck Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Transdermal rotigotine for the perioperative management of restless legs syndrome
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BMC Neurol 12:106. 2012
  2. pmc Normative EMG values during REM sleep for the diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 35:835-47. 2012
  3. pmc Progressive development of augmentation during long-term treatment with levodopa in restless legs syndrome: results of a prospective multi-center study
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurol 257:230-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint RLS, PLM, and their differential diagnosis--a video guide
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 22:S414-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint RLS assessment and sleep questionnaires in practice--lessons learned from Parkinson's disease
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 8:S7-12. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy and augmentation during 6 months of double-blind pramipexole for restless legs syndrome
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 12:351-60. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Scales to assess sleep impairment in Parkinson's disease: critique and recommendations
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 25:2704-16. 2010
  8. pmc Treatment of moderate to severe restless legs syndrome: 2-year safety and efficacy of rotigotine transdermal patch
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BMC Neurol 10:86. 2010
  9. pmc A descriptive analysis of neck myoclonus during routine polysomnography
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 33:1091-6. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Periodic limb movements are associated with disturbed sleep. Pro
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Centre, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:12-4. 2007

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  1. pmc Transdermal rotigotine for the perioperative management of restless legs syndrome
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BMC Neurol 12:106. 2012
    ..To assess the feasibility of use of rotigotine transdermal patch for the perioperative management of moderate to severe RLS, long-term data of an open-label extension of a rotigotine dose-finding study were retrospectively reviewed...
  2. pmc Normative EMG values during REM sleep for the diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 35:835-47. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Progressive development of augmentation during long-term treatment with levodopa in restless legs syndrome: results of a prospective multi-center study
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurol 257:230-7. 2010
    ..039). Augmentation was common with levodopa, but could be tolerated by most patients during this 6-month trial. Patients should be followed over longer periods to determine if dropout rates increase with time...
  4. ncbi request reprint RLS, PLM, and their differential diagnosis--a video guide
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 22:S414-9. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint RLS assessment and sleep questionnaires in practice--lessons learned from Parkinson's disease
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 8:S7-12. 2007
    ..Specific scales are already well established in Parkinson's disease, and a more widespread and frequent use of scales and questionnaires will also enhance clinical care and long-term monitoring of patients with RLS...
  6. doi request reprint Efficacy and augmentation during 6 months of double-blind pramipexole for restless legs syndrome
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 12:351-60. 2011
    ..Pramipexole is an effective treatment for restless legs syndrome (RLS), but no controlled studies have lasted >12 weeks...
  7. doi request reprint Scales to assess sleep impairment in Parkinson's disease: critique and recommendations
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 25:2704-16. 2010
    ..The task force does not recommend the development of new scales, but emphasizes the need for educational efforts to train physicians in sleep interview techniques and polysomnography...
  8. pmc Treatment of moderate to severe restless legs syndrome: 2-year safety and efficacy of rotigotine transdermal patch
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BMC Neurol 10:86. 2010
    ..This study reports the 2-year follow-up safety and efficacy data of an ongoing open-label multicenter extension study (NCT00498186) of transdermal rotigotine in patients with moderate to severe restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  9. pmc A descriptive analysis of neck myoclonus during routine polysomnography
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 33:1091-6. 2010
    ..This study assesses the occurrence, frequency, and characteristics of neck myoclonus in REM sleep in a prospective sleep disorder cohort, and investigates clinical correlates and associations with medication...
  10. ncbi request reprint Periodic limb movements are associated with disturbed sleep. Pro
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Disorders Centre, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:12-4. 2007
  11. pmc Delayed diagnosis, range of severity, and multiple sleep comorbidities: a clinical and polysomnographic analysis of 100 patients of the innsbruck narcolepsy cohort
    Birgit Frauscher
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Neurology, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Sleep Med 9:805-12. 2013
    ..Narcolepsy is reported to affect 26-56/100,000 in the general population. We aimed to describe clinical and polysomnographic features of a large narcolepsy cohort in order to comprehensively characterize the narcoleptic spectrum...
  12. doi request reprint Motor disturbances during non-REM and REM sleep in narcolepsy-cataplexy: a video-polysomnographic analysis
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    J Sleep Res 20:514-21. 2011
    ..This supports the concept of a general sleep motor dysregulation in narcolepsy-cataplexy, which potentially contributes to or even underlies sleep fragmentation in this disease...
  13. doi request reprint REM sleep behavior disorder in 703 sleep-disorder patients: the importance of eliciting a comprehensive sleep history
    Birgit Frauscher
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Neurology, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 11:167-71. 2010
    ..Moreover, we investigated referral diagnoses of patients subsequently diagnosed with RBD and assessed the frequency of incidental RBD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Transcranial ultrasound shows nigral hypoechogenicity in restless legs syndrome
    Christoph Schmidauer
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Ann Neurol 58:630-4. 2005
    ..These findings lend further support to nigral iron deficiency as a pathogenetic factor in RLS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Restless legs syndrome and motor activity during sleep in spinocerebellar ataxia type 6
    Sylvia M Boesch
    Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 7:529-32. 2006
    ..We investigated the frequency of restless legs syndrome (RLS) and sleep disturbance in spinocerebellar ataxia type 6 (SCA6)...
  16. pmc Quantification of electromyographic activity during REM sleep in multiple muscles in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Birgit Frauscher
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Neurology, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 31:724-31. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint The relation between abnormal behaviors and REM sleep microstructure in patients with REM sleep behavior disorder
    Birgit Frauscher
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Neurology, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 10:174-81. 2009
    ..To investigate the temporal relation between rapid eye movement (REM) sleep microstructure (REMs, EMG activity) and motor events in REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increased daytime sleepiness in Parkinson's disease: a questionnaire survey
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 18:319-23. 2003
    ..Increased daytime sleepiness is more frequent in patients with PD than in elderly controls. Similar to controls, increased daytime sleepiness in PD patients is correlated with heavy snoring...
  19. ncbi request reprint Periodic limb movement counting in polysomnography: effects of amplitude
    Viola Gschliesser
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 7:249-54. 2006
    ..This study investigates the relationship between periodic limb movement (PLM) counts obtained with standard scoring criteria and PLM counts scored without amplitude criterion (AC)...
  20. pmc Decision making and executive functions in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Margarete Delazer
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 35:667-73. 2012
    ..It has been proposed that iRBD patients show a cognitive profile similar to patients with PD...
  21. doi request reprint Restless legs syndrome in Parkinson's disease
    Cecilia M Peralta
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 24:2076-80. 2009
    ..7 years). The majority (n = 17, 61%) who scored positive for RLS reported that the urge to move the legs and unpleasant sensations were associated with wearing off, raising the possibility of RLS mimics in fluctuating patients with PD...
  22. doi request reprint The severity range of restless legs syndrome (RLS) and augmentation in a prospective patient cohort: association with ferritin levels
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 10:611-5. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to prospectively examine all patients with a diagnosis of RLS consulting a sleep disorders clinic and to assess RLS severity and augmentation and their associations, including ferritin levels...
  23. doi request reprint Fragmentary myoclonus in sleep revisited: a polysomnographic study in 62 patients
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 12:410-5. 2011
    ..To investigate the frequency of fragmentary myoclonus (FM) in a sleep-disorder population, to analyze its distribution across sleep stages and to examine potential associations with clinical correlates and night-to-night variability...
  24. doi request reprint Validation of the Innsbruck REM sleep behavior disorder inventory
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 27:1673-8. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of movement disorders in men and women aged 50-89 years (Bruneck Study cohort): a population-based study
    Gregor K Wenning
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Lancet Neurol 4:815-20. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the prevalence of all common categories of movement disorders in a population, accounting for sex differences and age trends...
  26. doi request reprint PLM detection by actigraphy compared to polysomnography: a validation and comparison of two actigraphs
    Viola Gschliesser
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 10:306-11. 2009
    ..To compare periodic leg movement (PLM) counts obtained with polysomnography (PSG) to those obtained from actigraphy with two devices (Actiwatch and PAM-RL)...
  27. doi request reprint White and gray matter abnormalities in idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder: a diffusion-tensor imaging and voxel-based morphometry study
    Christoph Scherfler
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Ann Neurol 69:400-7. 2011
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Daytime sleepiness is not increased in mild to moderate multiple sclerosis: a pupillographic study
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 6:543-7. 2005
    ..In this study, we investigated daytime sleepiness in a general sample of MS patients compared to healthy controls with the pupillographic sleepiness test (PST) and the Epworth and Stanford sleepiness scales (ESS, SSS)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Video analysis of motor events in REM sleep behavior disorder
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 22:1464-70. 2007
    ..05). This study shows a very high number and great variety of motor events during REM sleep in symptomatic RBD. However, most motor events are minor, and violent episodes represent only a small fraction...
  30. pmc White and gray matter abnormalities in narcolepsy with cataplexy
    Christoph Scherfler
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 35:345-51. 2012
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Midbrain hyperechogenicity in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Heike Stockner
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
    Mov Disord 24:1906-9. 2009
    ..The prospective follow-up of this iRBD cohort is needed to establish if those with midbrain hyperechogenicity will go on to develop clinically defined PD or not...
  32. ncbi request reprint Disturbance of rapid eye movement sleep in spinocerebellar ataxia type 2
    Sylvia M Boesch
    Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 21:1751-4. 2006
    ..Abnormal motor control during sleep with periodic leg movements and REM sleep without atonia occurs frequently in SCA2. This finding may reflect a dysfunction of dopaminergic and/or brainstem and cerebellar outflow pathways...
  33. doi request reprint Restless legs syndrome in Friedreich ataxia: a polysomnographic study
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 26:302-6. 2011
    ..The finding that RLS is more frequent in the context of lower serum ferritin levels in FA is interesting, but requires further investigation in larger patient samples...
  34. doi request reprint Narcolepsy-cataplexy: deficient prepulse inhibition of blink reflex suggests pedunculopontine involvement
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Sleep Res 21:495-501. 2012
    ..Because the pedunculopontine nucleus is important for prepulse inhibition, these results suggest its functional involvement in narcolepsy-cataplexy...
  35. doi request reprint Is a diagnosis of ancillary restless legs syndrome reproducible over time? Experience with the Wayne Hening telephone diagnostic interview
    Thomas Mitterling
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 14:572-4. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to test the reproducibility of a previously received diagnosis of ancillary RLS with the HTDI in a telephone follow-up examination...
  36. ncbi request reprint Levodopa-induced sleepiness in the Parkinson variant of multiple system atrophy
    Klaus Seppi
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Mov Disord 21:1281-3. 2006
    ..These findings suggest greater potential of levodopa to induce sleepiness in MSA compared with PD, which may be related to differences in basal ganglia and brainstem pathology between the two disorders...
  37. doi request reprint Investigation of autonomic function in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurol 259:1056-61. 2012
    ..Follow-up studies are needed to determine whether iRBD patients with dysfunction on several autonomic domains are at particular risk for developing one of these diseases...
  38. doi request reprint Can observers link dream content to behaviours in rapid eye movement sleep behaviour disorder? A cross-sectional experimental pilot study
    Katja Valli
    Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Philosophy, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Sleep Res 21:21-9. 2012
    ..Our data showed that reported dream content can be linked to motor behaviours above chance level. Matching accuracy was affected mainly by the clarity of dream reports and the specific nature of movements manifest in video recordings...
  39. doi request reprint Mode of vagus nerve stimulation differentially affects sleep related breathing in patients with epilepsy
    Viola Gschliesser
    Medical University Innsbruck, Department of Neurology, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Seizure 18:339-42. 2009
    ..We describe the influence of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) with standard mode and rapid cycling mode on sleep related breathing in two patients with epilepsy...
  40. doi request reprint Cerebral vasoreactivity decreases overnight in severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a study of cerebral hemodynamics
    Martin Furtner
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Neurology, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 10:875-81. 2009
    ..However, there is limited data on the effects of recurring apneas in severe OSAS on cerebral circulation and their consequences on cerebrovascular reactivity and compliance...
  41. ncbi request reprint Akathisia, restless legs and periodic limb movements in sleep in Parkinson's disease
    Werner Poewe
    Department of Neurology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurology 63:S12-6. 2004
    ..Long-term prospective studies of RLS cohorts will clarify whether or not RLS is associated with an increased risk for development of PD...
  42. ncbi request reprint Auditory startle reaction is disinhibited in idiopathic restless legs syndrome
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 30:489-93. 2007
    ..Because the auditory startle reaction is abnormal in disorders with substantia nigra pathology, we hypothesized that auditory startle responses (ASRs) might also be altered in restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  43. doi request reprint Executive functions, information sampling, and decision making in narcolepsy with cataplexy
    Margarete Delazer
    Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Neuropsychology 25:477-87. 2011
    ..Narcolepsy with cataplexy (NC) affects neurotransmitter systems regulating emotions and cognitive functions. This study aimed to assess executive functions, information sampling, reward processing, and decision making in NC...
  44. ncbi request reprint Restless legs syndrome: diagnostic assessment and the advantages and risks of dopaminergic treatment
    Birgit Hogl
    Dept of Neurology, Medical University, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurol 253:IV22-8. 2006
    ..Very careful tailoring of the dose is required to avoid the development of treatment complications, specifically augmentation...
  45. doi request reprint Defining muscle activities for assessment of rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder: from a qualitative to a quantitative diagnostic level
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Sleep Med 14:729-33. 2013
    ..This development is of upmost importance, since RBD is often the first non-motor symptom of a neurodegenerative disease. ..
  46. doi request reprint Motor Events during Healthy Sleep: A Quantitative Polysomnographic Study
    Birgit Frauscher
    Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 37:763-73. 2014
    ..In contrast, studies on motor activity during physiological sleep are largely lacking. We quantitatively investigated a large range of motor phenomena during polysomnography in physiological sleep...
  47. ncbi request reprint Association of daytime sleepiness with COMT polymorphism in patients with parkinson disease: a pilot study
    Birgit Frauscher
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Neurology, Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep 27:733-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate an association between catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) genotype and subjective daytime sleepiness in patients with Parkinson disease...
  48. doi request reprint Comorbidity and medication in REM sleep behavior disorder: A multicenter case-control study
    Birgit Frauscher
    From the Department of Neurology B F, D G, T M, B H, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria Danish Center for Sleep Medicine P J, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Neurology Y E S J, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Department of Neurology R B P, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Canada Unité des Pathologies du Sommeil I A, S L S, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, APHP, and Inserm U975 CRICM Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris Sleep Unit V C D C, Y D, Department of Neurology, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, Montpellier, Inserm U1061, Montpellier, France Sleep Disorders Center M L F, Department of Neurosciences, University of Turin, Italy UFR Medecine M L F, EA 7280, University Clermont 1, France Sleep Disorders Center L F S, M Z, Universita Vita Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy Neurology Service A I, J S, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona
    Neurology 82:1076-9. 2014
    ..This controlled study investigated associations between comorbidity and medication in patients with polysomnographically confirmed idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (iRBD), using a large multicenter clinic-based cohort...
  49. ncbi request reprint Voxel-based morphometry in narcolepsy
    Christian Brenneis
    Department of Neurology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Sleep Med 6:531-6. 2005
    ..Recent studies using this technique reported controversial results in patients with narcolepsy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Restless legs syndrome
    Birgit Hogl
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Neurol 18:405-10. 2005
    ..Those with the most significant findings were selected and will be reviewed...
  51. doi request reprint Measurement of endogenous acetone and isoprene in exhaled breath during sleep
    Julian King
    Breath Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Rathausplatz 4, A 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
    Physiol Meas 33:413-28. 2012
    ..Furthermore, relative to a linear trend, baseline isoprene concentrations decreased during the transition from the NREM to the REM phase of a complete sleep cycle...