J Montplaisir

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Genetic and environmental influences on daytime and nighttime sleep duration in early childhood
    Evelyne Touchette
    Center for Advanced Research in Sleep Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 131:e1874-80. 2013
  2. doi How does parkinsonism start? Prodromal parkinsonism motor changes in idiopathic REM sleep behaviour disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada
    Brain 135:1860-70. 2012
  3. ncbi Long-term treatment with pramipexole in restless legs syndrome
    J Montplaisir
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Neurol 13:1306-11. 2006
  4. doi Polysomnographic diagnosis of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Jacques Montplaisir
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mov Disord 25:2044-51. 2010
  5. doi Executive dysfunction and memory impairment in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    J Massicotte-Marquez
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 70:1250-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Association between waking EEG slowing and REM sleep behavior disorder in PD without dementia
    J F Gagnon
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 62:401-6. 2004
  7. ncbi REM sleep behavior disorder predicts cognitive impairment in Parkinson disease without dementia
    M Vendette
    CRCPC, Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 69:1843-9. 2007
  8. pmc Quantifying the risk of neurodegenerative disease in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, L7 305 Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:1296-300. 2009
  9. ncbi The effect of gender on autonomic and respiratory responses during sleep among both young and middle-aged subjects
    M Richard
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Sleep Med 8:760-7. 2007
  10. ncbi REM sleep behavior disorder and REM sleep without atonia in Parkinson's disease
    J F Gagnon
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 59:585-9. 2002

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  1. doi Genetic and environmental influences on daytime and nighttime sleep duration in early childhood
    Evelyne Touchette
    Center for Advanced Research in Sleep Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 131:e1874-80. 2013
    ....
  2. doi How does parkinsonism start? Prodromal parkinsonism motor changes in idiopathic REM sleep behaviour disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada
    Brain 135:1860-70. 2012
    ..Simple quantitative motor measures may be capable of reliably detecting parkinsonism, even before a clinical diagnosis can be made by experienced movement disorders neurologists...
  3. ncbi Long-term treatment with pramipexole in restless legs syndrome
    J Montplaisir
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Neurol 13:1306-11. 2006
    ..None of the adverse effects occurred in more than 5% of patients at follow-up. The present study confirms, in a large cohort of unselected patients, that pramipexole is effective and safe in the long-term treatment of RLS...
  4. doi Polysomnographic diagnosis of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    Jacques Montplaisir
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Mov Disord 25:2044-51. 2010
    ..For the five RBD patients who did not show chin EMG abnormalities, it cannot be excluded that they had increased phasic EMG activity in the upper limbs and presented visible motor activity...
  5. doi Executive dysfunction and memory impairment in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    J Massicotte-Marquez
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 70:1250-7. 2008
    ..Recent studies showing a slowing of waking EEG in iRBD suggest that iRBD is associated with cognitive impairment...
  6. ncbi Association between waking EEG slowing and REM sleep behavior disorder in PD without dementia
    J F Gagnon
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 62:401-6. 2004
    ..To compare nondemented patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) with and without REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) to healthy controls on quantitative EEG characteristics for both wakefulness and REM sleep...
  7. ncbi REM sleep behavior disorder predicts cognitive impairment in Parkinson disease without dementia
    M Vendette
    CRCPC, Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 69:1843-9. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship between the presence of REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and the cognitive profile of nondemented patients with Parkinson disease (PD)...
  8. pmc Quantifying the risk of neurodegenerative disease in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, L7 305 Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 72:1296-300. 2009
    ..Obtaining an accurate picture of this risk is essential for counseling patients and for development of potential neuroprotective therapies...
  9. ncbi The effect of gender on autonomic and respiratory responses during sleep among both young and middle-aged subjects
    M Richard
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Que, Canada
    Sleep Med 8:760-7. 2007
    ..We investigated whether gender affects sleep-related cardiovascular and respiratory responses and whether these vary according to healthy subjects being young or middle-aged...
  10. ncbi REM sleep behavior disorder and REM sleep without atonia in Parkinson's disease
    J F Gagnon
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 59:585-9. 2002
    ..To determine the frequency of REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) among patients with PD using both history and polysomnography (PSG) recordings and to further study REM sleep muscle atonia in PD...
  11. ncbi Periodic leg movements in REM sleep behavior disorder and related autonomic and EEG activation
    M L Fantini
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 59:1889-94. 2002
    ..To assess the frequency of periodic leg movements (PLM) in idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and to analyze their polysomnographic characteristics and associated autonomic and cortical activation...
  12. doi REM sleep behaviour disorder in Parkinson's disease is associated with specific motor features
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:1117-21. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear whether the association of RBD in PD has implications for motor manifestations of the disease...
  13. ncbi Assessing whole brain perfusion changes in patients with REM sleep behavior disorder
    S Mazza
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4J 1C5
    Neurology 67:1618-22. 2006
    ..To investigate the regional cerebral perfusion in patients with idiopathic REM behavior disorder (RBD) in order to establish the topography of networks involved...
  14. ncbi The effects of pramipexole in REM sleep behavior disorder
    M L Fantini
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Canada
    Neurology 61:1418-20. 2003
    ..Surprisingly, a decrease in the percentage of time spent with REM sleep muscle atonia was observed with treatment. The treatment did not modify the indexes of periodic leg movements...
  15. ncbi Effects of obstructive sleep apnea on cognitive function: a comparison between younger and older OSAS patients
    A Mathieu
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Que, Canada H4J 1C5
    Sleep Med 9:112-20. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effects of age on cognitive functions in OSAS patients. It was hypothesized that older OSAS patients will exhibit significant cognitive dysfunction relative to younger OSAS patients and controls...
  16. pmc Identification of a major susceptibility locus for restless legs syndrome on chromosome 12q
    A Desautels
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal and Centre de recherche en sciences neurologiques, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Hum Genet 69:1266-70. 2001
    ..59. Haplotype analysis refined the genetic interval, positioning the RLS-predisposing gene in a 14.71-cM region between D12S1044 and D12S78. These findings represent the first mapping of a locus conferring susceptibility to RLS...
  17. ncbi Age-at-onset in restless legs syndrome: a clinical and polysomnographic study
    S Whittom
    Sleep Disorders Center, Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Que, Canada H4J 1C5
    Sleep Med 9:54-9. 2007
    ..To determine the distribution of age-at-onset in a large cohort of patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) and to compare clinical and polysomnographic characteristics of patients with early and late age-at-onset of RLS...
  18. ncbi Age and gender effects on heart rate activation associated with periodic leg movements in patients with restless legs syndrome
    N Gosselin
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boulevard Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4J 1C5
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:2188-95. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of age and gender on HR changes associated with PLMS in restless legs syndrome (RLS) patients...
  19. doi Predicting Parkinson's disease - why, when, and how?
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:S105-9. 2009
    ..This provides an unprecedented opportunity to test potential predictive markers before clinical disease onset. The results of marker testing in idiopathic RBD with its implications for disease prediction will be detailed...
  20. ncbi [Restless leg syndrome: clinical aspects, etiology and genetic factors]
    A Desautels
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil, Hôpital du Sacré Caeur de Montréal, Centre de Recherche en Sciences Neurologiques, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:1225-31. 2002
  21. ncbi Canadian restless legs syndrome twin study
    L Xiong
    Center for the Study of Brain Diseases, CHUM Research Center Notre Dame Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 68:1631-3. 2007
  22. doi Effects of melatonin and bright light administration on motor and sensory symptoms of RLS
    S Whittom
    Sleep Disorders Center, Sacre Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Canada Department of Psychology, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    Sleep Med 11:351-5. 2010
    ..To test this hypothesis we studied the effects of the administration of exogenous melatonin and, conversely, the suppression of endogenous melatonin secretion by bright light exposure on the severity of RLS symptoms...
  23. ncbi Neurobiology of sleep disturbances in neurodegenerative disorders
    J F Gagnon
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, H4J 1C5, Canada
    Curr Pharm Des 14:3430-45. 2008
    ..The cause of sleep disturbances in neurodegenerative disorders may be attributed to several factors, including age-related modifications, symptoms of the disease, comorbid conditions and the neurodegenerative process itself...
  24. ncbi Cognitive deficits associated with sleep apnea syndrome: a proposed neuropsychological test battery
    A Decary
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 23:369-81. 2000
    ..In addition to providing a comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation of OSAS patients, the proposed test battery should facilitate the comparison of results from different laboratories...
  25. ncbi Nocturnal blood pressure changes in patients with restless legs syndrome
    M H Pennestri
    Sleep Disorders Center, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 68:1213-8. 2007
    ..To assess heart rate (HR) and blood pressure (BP) changes associated with periodic leg movements during sleep (PLMS) with or without EEG signs of arousal in subjects with primary restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  26. ncbi Pramipexole in the treatment of restless legs syndrome: a follow-up study
    J Montplaisir
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Department of Psychiatry, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Neurol 7:27-31. 2000
    ..The remarkable efficacy of pramipexole raises the possibility that the D3 receptors of the mesolimbic system may be more specifically involved in the physiopathology of RLS...
  27. ncbi Clinical prediction of Parkinson's disease: planning for the age of neuroprotection
    R B Postuma
    Department of Neurology, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1008-13. 2010
    ....
  28. ncbi Sleep disturbances and eeg slowing in alzheimer's disease
    J Montplaisir
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, D 79104, Germany
    Sleep Res Online 1:147-51. 1998
    ..After six months on a placebo, there was only a decrease in alpha activity in wakefulness over all regions studied. No changes were observed for REM sleep...
  29. ncbi Alexithymia and impoverished dream recall in asthmatic patients: evidence from self-report measures
    T Nielsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Sleep Research Center, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 42:53-9. 1997
    ....
  30. ncbi Age difference in heart rate changes associated with micro-arousals in humans
    N Gosselin
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, 5400 Boul Gouin Ouest, Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1517-21. 2002
    ..Heart rate (HR) is known to change in association to micro-arousals (MA) during sleep. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of age on HR variations associated with MA...
  31. ncbi Persistence of repetitive EEG arousals (K-alpha complexes) in RLS patients treated with L-DOPA
    J Montplaisir
    , , , Canada
    Sleep 19:196-9. 1996
    ..The results may have clinical implications because a large proportion of RLS patients complain of non-restorative sleep even after treatment with L-DOPA...
  32. ncbi [Rapid-eye-movement sleep disorders in Parkinson's disease]
    J F Gagnon
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil et des Rythmes Biologiques, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rev Neurol (Paris) 158:135-52. 2002
    ..Finally, future research directions are proposed...
  33. ncbi Is interhemispheric connectivity reduced after callosotomy? A critique
    T A Nielsen
    Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal Departement de psychiatrie, Universite de Montreal, Quebec
    Percept Mot Skills 83:348-50. 1996
    ..In view of these two shortcomings, the authors' conclusion concerning callosal function may be premature...
  34. ncbi Evidence for a genetic association between monoamine oxidase A and restless legs syndrome
    A Desautels
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal and Centre de recherche en sciences neurologiques, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Neurology 59:215-9. 2002
    ..Impairment in the central dopaminergic system has been consistently suggested as an etiologic factor in restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  35. ncbi The effect of gamma-hydroxybutyrate on nocturnal and diurnal sleep of normal subjects: further considerations on REM sleep-triggering mechanisms
    O Lapierre
    Centre d'Etude du Sommeil, , , , Canada
    Sleep 13:24-30. 1990
    ..Hypotheses regarding mechanisms of action GHB and the involvement of hypothalamic structures in the regulation of REM sleep are discussed...
  36. ncbi Development of disturbing dreams during adolescence and their relation to anxiety symptoms
    T A Nielsen
    , , , Quebec, Canada
    Sleep 23:727-36. 2000
    ..Further study of disturbing dreams may contribute to understanding of associated pathophysiological factors which, too, vary by sex (e.g., PTSD, insomnia, depression)...
  37. ncbi Cigarette smoking as a risk factor or an exacerbating factor for restless legs syndrome and sleep bruxism
    G L Lavigne
    , , , Canada
    Sleep 20:290-3. 1997
    ..Smoking was not significantly associated with more motor activity in RLS/PLMS, but more grinding was noted in sleep bruxism...
  38. ncbi Development of sleep patterns in early adolescence
    L Laberge
    , , , , Canada
    J Sleep Res 10:59-67. 2001
    ..From age 10--13 years, the delay and lengthening of the sleep period on weekends in comparison to schooldays is associated with difficulty falling asleep...
  39. ncbi Topographical distribution of spindles and K-complexes in normal subjects
    L McCormick
    Laboratoire du Sommeil, , , Canada
    Sleep 20:939-41. 1997
    ..These findings are consistent with the single-spindle generator hypothesis and raise questions concerning the Rechtschaffen and Kales rules for scoring K-complexes...
  40. ncbi Dopaminergic neurotransmission and restless legs syndrome: a genetic association analysis
    A Desautels
    , , , Canada
    Neurology 57:1304-6. 2001
    ..Furthermore, no effect of the loci examined was observed with stratification using clinical parameters such as age at onset or periodic leg movements during sleep index...
  41. ncbi Neurobehavioral manifestations in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome before and after treatment with continuous positive airway pressure
    J Montplaisir
    , , , Canada
    Sleep 15:S17-9. 1992
    ..After treatment, hypoxemia-related deficits and some degree of sleepiness persist. These results raise the possibility of an irreversible anoxic central nervous system (CNS) damage in severe OSAS...
  42. ncbi Sleep in menopause: differential effects of two forms of hormone replacement therapy
    J Montplaisir
    , , , , Canada
    Menopause 8:10-6. 2001
    ....
  43. ncbi The treatment of the restless leg syndrome with or without periodic leg movements in sleep
    J Montplaisir
    Centre d'Etude du Sommeil, , ,
    Sleep 15:391-5. 1992
    ..However, there is currently no method to predict the response to any treatment modality...
  44. ncbi Effect of age on MSLT results in patients with narcolepsy-cataplexy
    Y Dauvilliers
    Centre d Etude du Sommeil, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, and INSERM E 0361, Hôpital La Colombière, Montpellier, France
    Neurology 62:46-50. 2004
    ..To measure the effect of age on Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)characteristics, sleep latency, and number of sleep-onset REM periods (SOREMP) in two large populations of narcoleptic patients with similar genetic backgrounds...