O Bruni

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep cyclic alternating pattern in normal school-age children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1806-14. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of sleep in Italian high school students: pilot-test of a school-based sleep educational program
    Flavia Cortesi
    Center of Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Adolesc Health 34:344-51. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint NREM sleep instability is reduced in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Pediatric, Sleep Disease Centre, University of Rome La Sapienza S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Sleep 29:797-803. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep in children with autistic spectrum disorder: a questionnaire and polysomnographic study
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:64-70. 2007
  5. pmc Comorbidities of sleep disorders in childhood and adolescence: focus on migraine
    Claudia Dosi
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Nat Sci Sleep 5:77-85. 2013
  6. pmc The role of NREM sleep instability in child cognitive performance
    Oliviero Bruni
    Centre for Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Sleep 35:649-56. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Prader-Willi syndrome: sorting out the relationships between obesity, hypersomnia, and sleep apnea
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Centre for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sapienza University, Via dei Sabelli 108, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:568-73. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances and teacher ratings of school achievement and temperament in children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:43-8. 2006
  9. pmc Sleep architecture and NREM alterations in children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome
    Oliviero Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Sleep 30:1577-85. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationships between headache and sleep in a non-clinical population of children and adolescents
    O Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108 00185, Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:542-8. 2008

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep cyclic alternating pattern in normal school-age children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1806-14. 2002
    ..To evaluate cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in sleep of school-age children in order to obtain a standardized database for CAP parameters in this age range...
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of sleep in Italian high school students: pilot-test of a school-based sleep educational program
    Flavia Cortesi
    Center of Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Adolesc Health 34:344-51. 2004
    ..To evaluate knowledge about sleep and the effect of a sleep educational program on a group of Italian adolescents...
  3. ncbi request reprint NREM sleep instability is reduced in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Pediatric, Sleep Disease Centre, University of Rome La Sapienza S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Sleep 29:797-803. 2006
    ..To evaluate non-rapid eye movement sleep instability (NREM), as measured by the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP), in a cohort of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and normal controls...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep in children with autistic spectrum disorder: a questionnaire and polysomnographic study
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Neurology, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:64-70. 2007
    ..To evaluate sleep in children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) by means of sleep questionnaires and polysomnography; moreover, to analyze their cyclic alternating pattern (CAP)...
  5. pmc Comorbidities of sleep disorders in childhood and adolescence: focus on migraine
    Claudia Dosi
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Nat Sci Sleep 5:77-85. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc The role of NREM sleep instability in child cognitive performance
    Oliviero Bruni
    Centre for Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Sleep 35:649-56. 2012
    ..Based on recent reports of the involvement of cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in cognitive functioning in adults, we investigated the association between CAP parameters and cognitive performance in healthy children...
  7. doi request reprint Prader-Willi syndrome: sorting out the relationships between obesity, hypersomnia, and sleep apnea
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Centre for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sapienza University, Via dei Sabelli 108, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:568-73. 2010
    ..The present review analyzes the contributing role of obesity, OSAS, and sleep structure abnormalities in determining the EDS and the role of specific treatment in improving the clinical outcome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances and teacher ratings of school achievement and temperament in children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:43-8. 2006
    ..The current study examined the relationships between academic achievement, sleep, temperament and demographic-historical data in school-age children...
  9. pmc Sleep architecture and NREM alterations in children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome
    Oliviero Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Sleep 30:1577-85. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Relationships between headache and sleep in a non-clinical population of children and adolescents
    O Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108 00185, Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 9:542-8. 2008
    ..We investigated the relationships between headache and sleep quality in a large non-clinical population of children and adolescents and evaluated the relationship between headache and circadian typologies...
  11. doi request reprint NREM sleep instability in children with sleep terrors: the role of slow wave activity interruptions
    Oliviero Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:985-92. 2008
    ..To evaluate NREM sleep instability, as measured by the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP), in children with sleep terrors (ST) vs. normal controls...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleep and headaches during adolescence
    Oliviero Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University, Via dei Sabelli 108, Rome 00185, Italy
    Adolesc Med State Art Rev 21:446-56, viii. 2010
    ..It is essential in adolescence to perform a careful analysis of sleep habits, patterns, and disturbances to develop adequate treatment methods for both sleep and headache...
  13. pmc Sleep spindle activity is correlated with reading abilities in developmental dyslexia
    Oliviero Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Sleep 32:1333-40. 2009
    ..To analyze sleep architecture of children with dyslexia, by means of conventional parameters and EEG spectral analysis and to correlate sleep parameters and EEG spectra with neuropsychological measures...
  14. doi request reprint Reduced NREM sleep instability in benign childhood epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes
    Oliviero Bruni
    Pediatric Sleep Center, Department Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:665-71. 2010
    ..To analyze sleep architecture and NREM sleep instability by means of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in children with benign epilepsy with rolandic spikes (BERS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cyclic alternating pattern: A window into pediatric sleep
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Centre for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 11:628-36. 2010
    ..CAP can be considered as a window into pediatric sleep, allowing a new vision on how the sleeping brain is influenced by a specific pathology or how sleep protecting mechanisms try to counteract internal or external disturbing events...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep cyclic alternating pattern in normal preschool-aged children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Centre for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Sleep 28:220-30. 2005
    ..To evaluate the characteristics of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) in the sleep of preschool-aged children in order to obtain normative parameters in this age range...
  17. ncbi request reprint L -5-Hydroxytryptophan treatment of sleep terrors in children
    Oliviero Bruni
    Centre for Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 163:402-7. 2004
    ..9%) of children treated with L -5HTP were sleep terror-free, while in five children (16.1%) sleep terror episodes persisted. Of the children in the comparison group, ten (71.4%) continued to show sleep terrors at 6-month follow-up...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in Angelman syndrome: a questionnaire study
    Oliviero Bruni
    Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Via dei Sabelli 108, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Brain Dev 26:233-40. 2004
    ..Our data confirm the significant presence of sleep/wake rhythms fragmentation, peculiar of AS, and also demonstrate the presence of several other types of sleep disturbances in this syndrome...
  19. doi request reprint All-night EEG power spectral analysis of the cyclic alternating pattern at different ages
    Oliviero Bruni
    Pediatric Sleep Center, Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:248-56. 2009
    ..To analyze in detail the frequency content of the different EEG components of the Cyclic Alternating Pattern (CAP) in the whole sleep of pre-school and school age children compared to normal young adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sleep and migraine: an actigraphic study
    O Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Cephalalgia 24:134-9. 2004
    ..Further studies should clarify if the observed reduction in nocturnal motor activity close to the attack is related to neurotransmitter imbalance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sleep characteristics in healthy children from birth to 6 years of age in the urban area of Rome
    S Ottaviano
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
    Sleep 19:1-3. 1996
    ..Children with sleep problems slept significantly less (on average 30-40 minutes across all age levels, required parental presence at time of sleep onset and shared their parents' bed more frequently than those without sleeping problems...
  22. doi request reprint Slow EEG amplitude oscillations during NREM sleep and reading disabilities in children with dyslexia
    Oliviero Bruni
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Dev Neuropsychol 34:539-51. 2009
    ..To analyze non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep microstructure of children with dyslexia, by means of cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) analysis and to correlate CAP parameters with neuropsychological measures...
  23. pmc Development of NREM sleep instability-continuity (cyclic alternating pattern) in healthy term infants aged 1 to 4 months
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Pediatrics, Sleep Disease Centre, University of Rome La Sapienza S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Sleep 32:83-90. 2009
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for the diagnosis of childhood obstructive sleep apnea syndrome]
    M P Villa
    Gruppo di Studio interdisciplinare disturbi respiratori nel sonno, Società Italiana di Pediatria, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 56:239-53. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Seizures in paediatric Chiari type I malformation: the role of single-photon emission computed tomography
    P Iannetti
    Division of Pediatric Neurology La Sapienza University, Roma, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 91:313-7. 2002
    ..A cerebellar hypoperfusion was also detected in two of the four examined patients, indicating a functional or structural involvement...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Tic disorders and arousal dysfunction: clinical evaluation of 49 children and adolescents]
    A Romano
    Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche e Psichiatriche dell Età Evolutiva, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 56:327-34. 2004
    ..Several studies showed that sleep problems are common in TS patients affecting 12% to 62% of patients. Aim of this study was to evaluate the relationships between tics, sleep disorders and behavioral disturbances...
  27. doi request reprint The relationship between sleep and epilepsy: the effect on cognitive functioning in children
    Pasquale Parisi
    Child Neurology and Sleep Paediatric Disorders Centre, II Faculty of Medicine, Sapienza University, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:805-10. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache in childhood and adolescence: clinical aspects and a 4-year follow-up
    F Galli
    Department of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Cephalalgia 24:850-8. 2004
    ..Surprisingly, analgesic overuse is not involved in the chronicization process. Diagnosis of CDH needs further study. Psychiatric disorders predict a worse outcome and greater account should be taken of them in treatment planning...
  29. doi request reprint Sleep phenotypes of intellectual disability: a polysomnographic evaluation in subjects with Down syndrome and Fragile-X syndrome
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Pediatrics, Sleep Centre, La Sapienza University, S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1242-7. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Sleep habits and circadian preference in Italian children and adolescents
    Paolo M Russo
    Department of Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Sleep Res 16:163-9. 2007
    ..Overall, the present results support the existence of consistent age-related changes in sleep habits and M/E dimension in the 8- to 14-year age range...
  31. doi request reprint NREM sleep architecture and relation to GH/IGF-1 axis in Laron syndrome
    Elisabetta Verrillo
    Respiratory Unit, Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital and Research Institute, Rome, Italy
    Horm Res Paediatr 73:414-9. 2010
    ..Conclusions: Sleep macrostructure in LS children is slightly affected by substitutive IGF-1 therapy. Sleep microstructure shows an increase of A1%, probably related to abnormally high hypothalamic GHRH secretion, due to GH insensitivity...
  32. doi request reprint Analysis of NREM sleep in children with Prader-Willi syndrome and the effect of growth hormone treatment
    Elisabetta Verrillo
    Respiratory Unit, Bambino Gesu Children s Research Hospital, Piazza S Onofrio 4, Rome, Italy
    Sleep Med 10:646-50. 2009
    ..The aims of our study were to evaluate CAP in children with PWS compared to an age-matched control group and to evaluate the differences between PWS children with (GH+) and without (GH-) GH therapy...
  33. doi request reprint Sleep classification according to AASM and Rechtschaffen and Kales: effects on sleep scoring parameters of children and adolescents
    Luana Novelli
    Department of Developmental Neurology and Psychiatry, Pediatric Sleep Center, Sapienza University, Via dei Sabelli 108, Rome, Italy
    J Sleep Res 19:238-47. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Sleep polygraphy in Angelman syndrome
    Silvia Miano
    Department of Neurology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 115:938-45. 2004
    ....
  35. doi request reprint The functional connectivity of different EEG bands moves towards small-world network organization during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:2026-36. 2008
    ..To analyze the functional connectivity patterns of the different EEG bands during wakefulness and sleep (different sleep stages and cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) conditions), using concepts derived from Graph Theory...
  36. ncbi request reprint Inter-rater reliability of sleep cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) scoring and validation of a new computer-assisted CAP scoring method
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Via C Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:696-707. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint All-night EEG power spectral analysis of the cyclic alternating pattern components in young adult subjects
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology IC, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2429-40. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Topographic mapping of the spectral components of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP)
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep Med 6:29-36. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Sleep breathing and periodic leg movement pattern in Angelman Syndrome: a polysomnographic study
    Silvia Miano
    Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2685-92. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the sleep breathing patterns and to detect the eventual presence of periodic leg movements (PLMs) in patients affected by Angelman syndrome (AS)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted detection of nocturnal leg motor activity in patients with restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 28:998-1004. 2005
    ..To assess the performance of a new method for automatic detection of periodic leg movements during sleep...
  41. ncbi request reprint NREM sleep alterations in narcolepsy/cataplexy
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology IC, Sleep Research Centre, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Enna, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2675-84. 2005
    ..NREM sleep patterns of narcoleptic patients with cataplexy were studied, focusing on their sleep 'microstructure', by analyzing the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of the EEG slow-wave synchronization during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Sleep Research Centre, Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2783-95. 2005
    ..To study the dynamics of spatial synchronization of the slow-wave activity recorded from different scalp electrodes during sleep in healthy normal controls...
  43. ncbi request reprint The official World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) standards for recording and scoring periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) and wakefulness (PLMW) developed in collaboration with a task force from the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Grou
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:175-83. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint The time structure of the cyclic alternating pattern during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Sleep 29:693-9. 2006
    ..To analyze the intervals between A phases of the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP) and to describe their time structure. This might represent an additional aspect to be studied in sleep pathologies that are accompanied by CAP changes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Regional scalp EEG slow-wave synchronization during sleep cyclic alternating pattern A1 subtypes
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Neurosci Lett 404:352-7. 2006
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  46. ncbi request reprint Different periodicity and time structure of leg movements during sleep in narcolepsy/cataplexy and restless legs syndrome
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 29:1587-94. 2006
    ..To analyze periodic leg movements (PLM) during sleep in patients with narcolepsy and compare the results with those obtained in normal controls and subjects with restless legs syndrome (RLS)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reduced NREM sleep instability in children with sleep disordered breathing
    Leila Kheirandish-Gozal
    Division of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Kosair Children s Hospital Research Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Sleep 30:450-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate NREM sleep instability, as measured by the cyclic alternating pattern (CAP), in a cohort of children with mild sleep disordered breathing (SDB) or frank obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and normal controls...
  48. ncbi request reprint Small-world network organization of functional connectivity of EEG slow-wave activity during sleep
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Via Conte Ruggero 73, 94018 Troina, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:449-56. 2007
    ..To analyze the functional connectivity patterns of the EEG slow-wave activity during the different sleep stages and Cyclic Alternating Pattern (CAP) conditions, using concepts derived from Graph Theory...
  49. doi request reprint A quantitative statistical analysis of the submentalis muscle EMG amplitude during sleep in normal controls and patients with REM sleep behavior disorder
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    J Sleep Res 17:89-100. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint New approaches to the study of periodic leg movements during sleep in restless legs syndrome
    Raffaele Ferri
    Sleep Research Centre, Department of Neurology I C, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging IRCCS, Troina, Italy
    Sleep 29:759-69. 2006
    ..To describe a new approach for the analysis of quantity, type, and periodicity of the leg motor activity during sleep in patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic leg movements (PLM)...
  51. doi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing in children: time to wake up!
    Oliviero Bruni
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 84:101-3. 2008